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Sand
July 15, 2021

Projects to add much-needed sand to two Orange County beaches have been included in a federal appropriations request for 2022.


SALT Floor Speech
June 30, 2021

A rare show of bipartisan unity over tax policy unfolded Tuesday evening, with 18 lawmakers making their case on why House Speaker Nancy Pelosi should include an expansion of the state and local tax deduction in upcoming legislation.


Epoch Times Article
June 17, 2021

Rep. Michelle Steel (R-Calif.) introduced a bill June 14 that could help businesses invest in childcare programs in an effort to entice parents to return to work.


Capitol
June 8, 2021

Rail companies and state officials are pushing lawmakers for more high-speed rail money in infrastructure legislation, along with measures to encourage private capital for the industry.


OC Beach
June 1, 2021

This Memorial Day weekend, thousands of families and visitors will enjoy our beautiful Orange County beaches. They’ll walk the pier and surf at Huntington Beach, build a bonfire in Newport Beach and enjoy sand volleyball in Seal Beach. More than 50 million people visited Orange County in 2018, bringing in $13 billion in revenue.


High Speed Rail
May 7, 2021

Democrats are pushing to support high-speed rail in President Joe Biden’s infrastructure legislation, stressing how it could reduce the transportation industry’s carbon footprint.


Unemployment
May 3, 2021

When the pandemic hit, unemployment across the US spiked almost immediately. Mandatory lockdowns meant businesses shuttered and employees were out of work, sometimes overnight. To deal with the fallout, Congress passed trillions of dollars in relief and funded a new program called Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA).


Comfort Women History
March 11, 2021

A few weeks ago, Harvard Professor J. Mark Ramseyer sparked a global outrage by rewriting a history that remains painful for many families today.  


High Speed Rail
March 11, 2021

The California High Speed Rail project was pitched to Californians more than a decade ago as a much-needed, innovative infrastructure investment linking Northern and Southern California.

Critics at the time warned the project wouldn’t be completed in the promised time frame and would face significant cost increases.


Rep. Steel
March 3, 2021

LADERA RANCH, Calif. (KABC) -- An Asian-American family has not been able to peacefully settle into their Ladera Ranch neighborhood because of harassment from what appear to be a group of teenagers.

Haijun Si shared surveillance camera video with Eyewitness News. The recordings show kids running up to the door, ringing the bell, sometimes yelling, then running off.