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The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ regional office in Oakland shoved thousands of compensation and disability claims from military vets into a filing cabinet without processing them, leaving many veterans or their surviving family members without needed benefits, the agency’s inspector general said in a report issued Wednesday.
The 100-year-old J Levee, which marginally protects Hamilton City from flooding when the Sacramento River surges its banks, is may be getting a start on its much-delayed reconstruction.
Congressional Republicans and Democrats are working together to reach a rapid resolution of a labor dispute that’s clogging West Coast ports.
Feb 4, 2015 11:51 AM by News Staff
Members of Congress presented a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of members of World War II's first special service force on Tuesday, and among those honored was Paradise resident Stan McEtchin.
A budget battle is brewing in our nation's capital as President Barack Obama laid out his $4 trillion budget plan. It’s one that raised many concerns for the Northstate congressman.
By Barbara Arrigoni, Oroville Mercury Register
Posted: 01/19/15, 5:22 PM PST
People listen while Ajamu Lamumba Monday recites excerpts from Martin Luther King Jr’s. speech “I’ve been to the mountaintop” during the Martin Luther King Jr. celebration at the Southside Community Center in Oroville. Bill Husa — Enterprise-Record
By David Smith
Posted Jan. 13, 2015 @ 9:18 am
Siskiyou County’s Congressional representative Doug LaMalfa voted recently to alter the requirement that employees working 30 hours per week be provided with health insurance by their employers.
By: U.S. Rep. Doug LaMalfa /Guest Columnist
December 10, 2014 - By Dave Kranz - A vote in the U.S. House of Representatives this week renewed discussion of California drought relief in Washington, D.C., and set the stage for the likelihood of additional legislation in the new Congress next year.