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  1. Transportation And Infrastructure. As a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, I work to promote investment in public transportation and the economic vibrancy of rural communities. I advanced a number of North Coast priorities in the bipartisan FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which passed the House of Representatives.

  2. Transportation And Infrastructure. As a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, I work to promote investment in public transportation and the economic vibrancy of rural communities. I advanced a number of North Coast priorities in the bipartisan FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which passed the House of Representatives.

  3. Sens. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said they would not support infrastructure legislation that does not include robust policy addressing climate change and galvanizing a clean energy transition, Kellie Lunney reports. “If there is no climate, there is no deal,” said Merkley, repeating what is fast becoming many Democrats’ catch-phrase on an infrastructure package, during ...

  4. Marin Independent Journal : “Huffman, who is using crowd-sourcing to reach out to constituents for ideas, is the co-author of a 140-page draft bill aimed at focusing on solutions, rather than longstanding political battles. Republicans should pay attention.

  5. Esmeralda López, Legal and Policy Director, Global Labor Justice- International. Labor Rights Forum (GLJ-ILRF): “The Illegal Fishing and Forced Labor Prevention Act is an important step in recognizing that fishing practices that harm the environment are often integrally linked to labor exploitation. GLJ-ILRF welcomes the recognition ...

  6. The legislation was welcomed by Stephanie Kurose, a senior policy specialist at the Center for Biological Diversity. "It's encouraging to see Congress begin to address the catastrophic loss of wildlife and plant life in this country," she said in a statement.

  7. Warren Buffett can undam the Klamath. This year, Americans have reckoned with historic inequalities, and urgent demands for change have been raised from coast to coast. The necessary work of fixing systemic racism and economic inequality is difficult and often complicated: we need to address laws and policies at every level of government and ...

  8. House lawmakers tomorrow will review the drought crisis unfolding across the American West. Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Oceans and Wildlife Chair Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) will also likely discuss recently introduced water infrastructure and drought legislation.

  9. With U.S. prescription drug spending exceeding $500 billion a year and growing three times faster than inflation, a cost-control plan by House Democrats remains stuck in the Republican-led Senate, establishing a major campaign issue in congressional and presidential races this year.

  10. A sprawling, wooded tract of land west of Windsor is now the fifth tribal reservation in Sonoma County, fulfilling the long-sought goal of the Lytton Rancheria to build homes for its members, along with a resort and winery, on land officially held in trust by the federal government.

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