California’s 7th District Decides DeSaulnier’s Replacement In Tight, 3-Way State Senate Special ElectionVoters in California’s 7th District head to the polls for a special election Tuesday, to decide a new state Senator since Mark DeSaulnier was elected to replace retired veteran Congressman George Miller.
East Bay State Sen. Mark DeSaulnier To Run For Rep. George Miller's Congressional SeatState Sen. Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) declared on Monday that he will run for congressional seat just hours after Rep. George Miller announced his retirement.
East Bay Congressman George Miller Announces His RetirementEast Bay congressman Rep. George Miller announced Monday morning that he plans to retire after serving for 40 years in Congress.
Bay Area Representatives Ask U.S. Attorney Back Off On Medical-Marijuana CrackdownFour California members of Congress are calling on US Attorney Melinda Haag to halt work on closing medical-marijuana dispensaries.
East Bay Congressman Wants Federal Minimum Wage At $10.10 An HourA 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.
Bay Area Legislators Help Pass Fiscal Cliff DealAlthough not everyone was happy about the deal, including lawmakers in the Bay Area, Congress has approved a proposal that staves off the fiscal cliff.
Bay Area Congressman Has Plans For Improving Next ElectionOn 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.
East Bay Community Colleges Receive Major Federal Job Training GrantThe nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.
Bay Area Lawmakers Return To DC For Votes On Jobless Benefits, Tax CutsThe 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.
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.
East Bay Politician Decries New National Trade AgreementsThree 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.
Bay Area Lawmakers React To Bin Laden’s DeathBay Area leaders recognized the significance of the terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden's death but cautioned that the war on terror is far from over.
Mare Island Denied Entry To National Park SystemThe National Park Service has rejected a request to include the former Navy shipyard at Mare Island in its system of parks.
Nutrition Bill Designed To Help Bay Area Lunch ProgramsA federal child nutrition bill, that’s designed to remove greasy foods and sugary drinks from school cafeterias, is expected to help Bay Area school districts in adopting stricter lunch programs.
Pinole Student Athletes Hear About The Dangers Of ConcussionsAn East Bay lawmaker was joined by some NFL representatives in Pinole today to talk to student athletes about the dangers of concussions.