Fiscal Cliff

Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Hoping To Raise $300,000 To Fill Campaign Shortfall

The Second Harvest Food Bank in Silicon Valley is hoping for a belated Christmas present from the community. According to their CEO, this is the first year they came up short in their holiday fundraising campaign,

03/14/2013

Nancy Pelosi

Pelosi Suggests Top Earners Pay Even More in Taxes

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi isn’t ruling out pushing for upper-income earners to pay more even after the “fiscal cliff” deal that raised their taxes.

01/06/2013

Paul Ryan

Opinion: Over The Cliff

At midnight, not only did the ball drop in Times Square, ushering in a New Year, but Congress dropped the ball on delivering the country meaningful deficit reduction.

01/04/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

New Bay Area Congressmen Vow To Tackle Gun Control

The 113th Congress of the United States was sworn in Thursday, including two freshmen Representatives from the Bay Area, who both say they intend to pursue stricter gun control once the debt ceiling debate has been resolved.

01/03/2013

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Legislators Help Pass Fiscal Cliff Deal

Although not everyone was happy about the deal, including lawmakers in the Bay Area, Congress has approved a proposal that staves off the fiscal cliff.

01/02/2013

Nancy Pelosi Makes Statement On The Passing Of Adam Yauch

Congress Passes Fiscal Cliff Compromise With Help From Pelosi, Boehner

House Democrats, led by minority leader Nancy Pelosi voted by an overwhelming 172-16 for the agreement, which was crafted over the weekend by Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and Vice President Joe Biden.

01/02/2013

Nancy Pelosi Makes Statement On The Passing Of Adam Yauch

Pelosi’s Leadership Crucial As Fiscal Cliff Bill Heads To Divided House

In a New Year’s Day drama that climaxed in the middle of the night, the Senate endorsed legislation negating a fiscal cliff of across-the-board tax increases and sweeping spending cuts by 89-8 early Tuesday.

01/01/2013

Grover Norquist

Opinion: Enjoy The Last Day Of The Fiscal Cliff

If Congress manages to pass a feeble, last minute, deal on taxes it will be a deal that is long overdue. All of this could have been avoided.

12/31/2012

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

New Bay Area Congressman Eager To Tackle Fiscal Cliff

Eric Swalwell said he would be happy to bring small town solutions he learned while serving as a Dublin City Councilman to Washington.

12/26/2012

Ed Lee

SF Mayor Lee Says Going Over Fiscal Cliff Means Loss Of Medical Funding

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee weighs in on how a plunge over the “fiscal cliff” could impact local health services.

12/25/2012

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