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Zoe Lofgren

(Department of Commerce)

Sequester Could Scuttle Plans For Permanent Silicon Valley Patent Office

The federal government this week stopped shopping for office space to house a permanent Silicon Valley branch of the US Patent and Trademark Office because of sequestration budget cuts.

07/10/2013

Sierra Lamar (CBS)

South Bay Congresswoman Lends Support To Family Of Sierra LaMar

San Jose Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren is offering to support the family of missing Morgan Hill teen Sierra LaMar with a new school notification law that could help with search efforts for missing children.

09/05/2012

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Silicon Valley Worker Leads Charge To Overhaul Employment-Based Visas

Anand Sundaram, one of the founders of the Santa Clara-based Immigration Voice, has even garnered the support of Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-San Jose), who co-authored the legislation.

12/19/2011

(CBS)

Silicon Valley Congresswoman Leads Charge Against Internet Anti-Piracy Bill

Opponents of anti-piracy legislation recently introduced on Capitol Hill are warning that the bill could be devastating to Internet innovation.

11/11/2011

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Bay Area Congress Members Call For An End To Libya Bombing

Bay Area members of Congress are leading the criticism of President Obama, for taking military action in Libya without congressional consent.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/23/2011

(AP)

California Congress Members Say GOP Cuts Would Hurt The Golden State

California’s Democratic Congressional representatives sounded off Thursday about how budget cuts proposed by House Republicans would impact the Golden State.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/17/2011

Last-Minute Campaign Targets California Immigrants

There is some concern that laws targeting illegal immigration passed recently in Arizona may keep legal immigrants from voting here in California.

CBS San Francisco–10/27/2010

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Work Begins On New San Jose Water Treatment Plant

San Jose water officials have broken ground on what they are calling one of the most advanced water treatment facilities in the country.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/23/2010

BART subway cars sit idle in train yard in Hayward, (AP)

San Jose BART Extension On Track; Awaits Funding

Work on the BART to San Jose extension is moving right along, and some high level officials got a tour of the project Tuesday in Milpitas.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/20/2010

SJ Residents Get Help to Save Homes From Foreclosure

San Jose is getting another $25 million in federal stimulus money to help families weather the housing crunch. The money is to help people buy foreclosed homes as well as refurbish those homes in neighborhoods […]

08/30/2010