Bill From Bay Area Congress Members Will Study Effects Of Wildfire SmokeTwo members of Congress based in the Bay Area sponsored legislation Thursday that authorizes $20 million for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to study the health impacts of wildfire smoke and what can be done to mitigate its effects.
Caltrans To Get $2 Million For Roads, Bridges Damaged By QuakeCaltrans will receive $2 million in emergency relief funds to repair infrastructure damage from Sunday's earthquake.
Tougher Sentences For Pot Growers Focus On Environmental DamageBay Area Congressmen are applauding a U.S. Sentencing Commission proposal to toughen sentences for illegal marijuana growers whose pot farms damage the environment, particularly on public lands and in national parks.
Vallejo Gun Rights Meeting Draws Overflow CrowdAn overflow crowd at Vallejo City Hall Wednesday night debated the future of gun rights in America at a town hall style meeting called by the North Bay Congressman leading the House effort on gun control legislation.