Congress Gives Final OK To Banning Local Internet Access TaxesCongress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
Leon Panetta's Son Announces Run For CongressJimmy Panetta announced his campaign Tuesday for Congress representing central coast communities, following the steps of his father.
100-Year-Old San Jose Native, Former Congressman Don Edwards Dies In CarmelFormer U.S. Rep. Don Edwards, a longtime champion of civil rights and the environment during his three decades in Washington, has died at the age of 100.
House Speaker John Boehner Resigns From CongressHouse Speaker John Boehner is resigning from Congress at the end of October, giving up his seat in the house.
Pope Francis Draws Cheers From Tens Of Thousands After Historic Speech Before Congress
Morgan Hill Homeless Advocate Invited To Pope Francis’ Address To CongressA distinguished community service figure is fulfilling a long-held dream by accompanying U.S. Rep. Zoe Lofgren, D-San Jose, on a trip to Washington D.C. to hear Pope Francis address Congress next week.
Apple, Levi Strauss Throw Support Behind LGBT Equality Act Introduced To CongressA bill introduced in Congress Thursday by Nancy Pelosi and other members that pushes for equality for members of the LGBT community is getting support from tech giant Apple.
East Bay Congressman Says Letting Patriot Act Expire This Month Would Be A MistakeUnless there’s an 11th-hour deal, portions of the Patriot Act is set to expire at the end of this month. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is concerned about what that could mean for national security.
IRS Cutbacks Resulted In 8 Million Hang Ups On Callers This Tax SeasonThe IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services. The agency's budget has been cut by $1.2 billion since 2010.
San Jose Mayor Asks Congress To Renew $105 Billion Transportation Bill To Help Fund BART ExtensionSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors president Dave Cortese took part in a rally at San Jose State University Thursday to urge Congress to renew a $105 billion national transportation bill that expires next month.
Senate Creating Secret Encyclopedia Of US Spy ProgramsTrying to get a handle on hundreds of sensitive, closely held surveillance programs, a Senate committee is compiling a secret encyclopedia of American intelligence collection. Senator Dianne Feinstein initiated the effort in 2013.
As She Turns 75, Pelosi's Odds Of Regaining Speakership Becoming 'Terribly Unlikely'KCBS political analyst Marc Sandalow says it's unlikely Rep. Nancy Pelosi will be Speaker of the House again and explains why.