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Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Applauds Single Republican Vote for Comprehensive Immigration Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today applauded Florida Republican Ileana Ros-Lehtinen for her courageous vote last night to encourage debate on Comprehensive Immigration Reform on the floor of the U.S. House. Monday night, the House Rules Committee held a hearing to decide which amendments to the Paul Ryan […]

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Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery says Philip Seymour Hoffman’s Death Highlights Need for New Addiction Treatment Methods

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Addiction experts are speaking out over Philip Seymour Hoffman’s probable overdose death as a tragedy that could have been prevented. According to Scott Kiloby of The Kiloby Center for Recovery, what most aren’t saying is that many traditional recovery methods simply don’t work in the long term.

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Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Statement On Republican Immigration Reform

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) issued a statement, following reports of the House Republican “Standards for Immigration Reform.” “Thankfully, my Republican colleagues have heard millions of Americans who agree we must reform our broken immigration system,” said Cárdenas. “Whether it is the business owner who wants […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Responds to Governor’s 2014 State of the State

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Budget Subcommittee on Education Finance, released the following statement in response to the Governor’s 2014 State of the State Address: “The Governor’s State of the State Address combined a positive vision for California with a prudent approach to state spending. I […]

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Disappointment with EDD’s Lack of Seamless Execution of Programs for Veterans expressed by Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance), Chair of the Veterans Affairs Committee, today released the following statement in response to the State Auditor’s findings related to the Employment Development Department’s (EDD) efforts to assist veterans in finding employment: “While the EDD has provided many great employment assistance-related resources […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Muratsuchi Disappointed with Auditor’s Findings of Wasteful Spending at State Veterans Home

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D – Torrance) today released the following statement in response to the State Auditor’s findings yesterday of wasteful spending at the state’s home for veterans in Yountville, Calif.: “As Chair of the Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee, I am extremely disappointed with the findings of wasteful spending […]

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Calif. Congressman Tony Cárdenas Statement on the Oct. 1, 2013 Federal Shutdown

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — In Washington, D.C., hours after Republican inaction caused a partial government shutdown, U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Committee on the Budget, and former Chair of the California State Assembly Budget Committee, released the following statement: “It absolutely sickens me that the Republican […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Hall Statement on Second HIV Transmission of Adult Film Actor

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement following the announcement today that a 32 year old adult film actor has tested positive for HIV. This announcement comes less than two weeks after a 28 year old adult film actress also tested positive for HIV. […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Hall warns Adult Film Industry that move to lift moratorium on film production without requiring condoms is ‘dangerous’

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to the adult film industry’s decision to lift their self-imposed moratorium on production due to a confirmed HIV transmission of an adult film actress. “Today’s move by the Free Speech Coalition to lift their self-imposed moratorium […]

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Cárdenas Statement On 50th Anniversary of March On Washington

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — U.S. Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) today released a statement regarding the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, conducted in 1963 and highlighted by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “Dream” speech. “Fifty years ago, Americans of different backgrounds, of different races, with the […]

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Calif. Assemblymember Hall Releases Statement on Constitutionality of Requiring Condoms in Adult Films

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D-Los Angeles) released the following statement in response to U.S. District Judge Dean Pregerson’s ruling that Los Angeles County’s 2012 voter approved initiative, Measure B, requiring condoms in adult films is constitutional. “Judge Pregerson’s ruling on the constitutionality of Measure B reaffirms my long […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas Statement On U.S. Senate Immigration Bill

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, in Washington, D.C., Congressman Tony Cárdenas (D-San Fernando Valley) released a statement following the passage of Comprehensive Immigration Reform through the United State Senate: “Comprehensive Immigration Reform will be the biggest shot in the arm we can possibly give our economy. More than 310 million people in this […]

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Calif. Senator Alex Padilla Calls on Congress and President Obama to Act In Response to the Decision on the Voting Rights Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California State Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) and President of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) released the following statement today regarding the United States Supreme Court’s decision striking down sections of the Voting Rights Act: “Today’s Supreme Court decision is a disappointment and a major setback […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas Applauds Obama Nominations for Cabinet Posts

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, in Washington, D.C., U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-San Fernando Valley), a member of the House Committee on the Budget and House Committee on Natural Resources, commented on announcements by President Barack Obama of his nominees for Secretary of Energy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Director […]

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Calif. Congressman Cardenas Calls for Solution to Damaging Cuts: Thousands could be harmed by ‘sequester’ cuts scheduled to begin Friday

SAN FERNANDO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — With only one legislative day remaining until “sequestration” budget cuts begin taking effect, today called on the U.S. Congress in Washington, D.C., to come together to stop the devastating cuts. “Cutting funds in this irresponsible manner will hurt thousands in my district,” said Rep. Tony Cardenas (D-San Fernando Valley). […]

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Calif. Assembly Committee Kills Bill That Would Expedite Dismissal of Problem Teachers

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/–– The Assembly Education Committee yesterday killed SB 1530, a bill that would have narrowly modified the dismissal process in cases where a teacher has been accused of sex, violence or drug offenses involving children. The Padilla Bill would have empowered school boards to act decisively in cases of sex, drugs or […]

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California Newswire endorses Jerry Brown for Calif. Gov., and Barbara Boxer for U.S. Senator

TORRANCE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today, Neotrope® Entertainment, and its online magazine California Newswire® have endorsed Jerry Brown for the 2010 California Governor’s race, as well as incubent U.S. Senator for the Golden State, Barbara Boxer. “Our decision was based on many factors,” said Neotrope CEO, Christopher Laird Simmons, “but primarily we felt that Brown […]

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How Weed Won the West: Craig X Rubin is a firm believer in free speech and proves it appearing in 2 controversial movies

BEVERLY HILLS /California Newswire/ — Bill O’Reilly called Charlie Sheen a “Pinhead” for “calling for an uprising” and demanding Obama reevaluate the Official 9/11 Report. Founder of Profitfrompot, Craig X Rubin, has appeared on Glenn Beck’s show and is a fan of the Fox News broadcaster especially since Beck came out for terminating marijuana prohibition. […]

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Pope of Pot and Desolation of Obama Nation ‘Church is Not a Place for Healing’

LOS ANGELES /California Newswire/ — President Obama promised medical marijuana patients that their cannabis collectives would be protected as long as they followed state law. That should have included another caveat too because it seems raids on cannabis dispensaries have not stopped. Beverly Hills Green Cross’ Craig X Rubin, is the creator of the on-line […]

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