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State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (California State Senate Majority Caucus)

East Bay State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier To Run For Rep. George Miller’s Congressional Seat

State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) declared on Monday that he will run for congressional seat just hours after Rep. George Miller announced his retirement.

01/14/2014

House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) talks with Rep. George Miller (D-CA) and Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) during a House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee hearing on October 2, 2012 in Washington, DC. The hearing's focus was on the Ryan-Republican budget and other Republican proposals to end the Medicare guarantee and their potential impact on seniors and Medicare beneficiaries. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

East Bay Congressman George Miller Announces His Retirement

East Bay congressman Rep. George Miller announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress.

01/13/2014

Pot Warehouse Will Pad Oakland's Coffers

Bay Area Representatives Ask U.S. Attorney Back Off On Medical-Marijuana Crackdown

Four California members of Congress are calling on US Attorney Melinda Haag to halt work on closing medical-marijuana dispensaries.

11/26/2013

(CBS)

East Bay Congressman Wants Federal Minimum Wage At $10.10 An Hour

A Congressman from the East Bay co-introduced legislation in Washington on Tuesday that calls for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

03/05/2013

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

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Bay Area Congressman Has Plans For Improving Next Election

On Election Night 2012, many Californians found it hard to understand why people in Florida and Ohio had to stand in line for up to eight hours to vote.

11/16/2012

(CBS)

East Bay Community Colleges Receive Major Federal Job Training Grant

The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.

09/21/2012

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

Bay Area Lawmakers Return To DC For Votes On Jobless Benefits, Tax Cuts

The Bay Area congressional delegation was heading back to the nation’s capitol Monday to vote on a measure to extend a middle class tax cut.

12/19/2011

"The Very Hungry Caterpillar" by Eric Carle

Combining Medical Checkups With Literacy In Vallejo

Medical check-ups for young children in the Bay Area sometimes include something extra for young patients. One such clinic in Vallejo is a perfect example of that.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/22/2011

George Miller headshot, as US Representative of California

East Bay Politician Decries New National Trade Agreements

Three agreements pending before Congress are set to open up trade between Korea, Panama and Colombia, but East Bay Congressman George Miller said he is afraid they may not go far enough to protect American workers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/30/2011

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