Board of Equalization Chairman to Receive Award for Excellence

Board of Equalization Chairman to Receive Award for Excellence

Sacramento, CA… California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman Jerome E. Horton is honored to announce he is the recipient of the esteemed “2013 Award for Excellence by a Government Official.” The Los Angeles County Bar Association will present the award to Mr. Horton during the 2013 Tax Practitioners’ Conference Luncheon on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, […]

WEEKLY ADDRESS: Fixing our Immigration System and Expanding Trade in Latin America

WEEKLY ADDRESS: Fixing our Immigration System and Expanding Trade in Latin America

Mexico City, Mexico, May 4, 2013…Remarks of President Barack Obama. Weekly Address: “Hi, everybody. Today, I’m speaking to you from the road – a trip to Mexico and Costa Rica. I’m here because Latin America represents an incredible opportunity for the United States, especially when it comes to my top priority as President: creating good, […]

Weekly Address: Time to Replace the Sequester with a Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction

Weekly Address: Time to Replace the Sequester with a Balanced Approach to Deficit Reduction

Washington, DC…Remarks of President Barack Obama. Weekly Address, The White House, April 27, 2013. “Hi, everybody. Our top priority as a nation must be growing the economy, creating good jobs, and rebuilding opportunity for the middle class. But two months ago, Congress allowed a series of automatic budget cuts to fall across the federal government […]

CALTRANS WORKERS HIT THE HIGHWAYS TO CLEAN UP CALIFORNIA

CALTRANS WORKERS HIT THE HIGHWAYS TO CLEAN UP CALIFORNIA

Sacramento, CA… Caltrans’ executive management team and maintenance workers are out on highways statewide picking up trash today and are asking all Californians for their help in the battle against litter. Today alone, Caltrans expects to haul away more than 2,500 cubic yards of trash, sweep nearly 100 tons of debris off state highways, and remove […]

CDCR and Riverside County Sign Contract to Allow County Jail Inmates to Participate in State Fire Camps

CDCR and Riverside County Sign Contract to Allow County Jail Inmates to Participate in State Fire Camps

RIVERSIDE – The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) and the Riverside County Board of Supervisors finalized a first-of-its-kind contract Tuesday that allows the County Sheriff to utilize jail inmates in the state’s fire camps. “This historic agreement is another great example of the state working with counties to protect public safety,” CDCR Secretary […]

Feinstein Introduces Bill to Expand Yosemite’s Western Boundary

Feinstein Introduces Bill to Expand Yosemite’s Western Boundary

Washington—U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today introduced the Yosemite National Park Boundary Expansion Act of 2013, a bill to modify the park’s boundary to protect vital areas from potential development. Senator Barbara Boxer joined the bill as an original cosponsor, and the bill was also introduced today in the House of Representatives by Rep. Jim […]

RCMP Arrests Two Individuals for Terrorism-related Charges

RCMP Arrests Two Individuals for Terrorism-related Charges

Ottawa, April 22, 2013– Today, the RCMP arrested two individuals and charged them with conspiring to carry out a terrorist attack against a VIA passenger train. The accused have been charged under sections 248, 235 (1), 83.2, 83.18, 83.21 of the Criminal Code of Canada. As a result of extensive collaborative efforts, the RCMP was […]