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Adam Schiff

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  • Schiff seeks to invest in Egypt, Tunisia firms

    President Obama’s nominee for ambassador to Armenia, John Heffern, is scheduled to come before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for questioning on Wednesday. Heffern is a career diplomat who now is the United States’ deputy chief of...
  • Schiff, others take aim at piracy

    Lawmakers and movie studios battling piracy of copyrighted material this week unveiled a list of rogue states and a campaign to persuade U.S. corporations to pull their support from websites that allow users to illegally download films, television shows...
  • Sherman wants Kadafi to pay U.S. costs

    As the nation prepares to honor its veterans Monday, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants the military to look out for today’s combat troops by monitoring nearly 80 large burn pits near U.S. bases in Afghanistan and Iraq. On Wednesday, the House of...
  • Realtors fight tightening loan restrictions

    Local Realtors are lobbying lawmakers to battle what might be the next bumps in the road to recovery for the struggling real estate market — proposed changes in federal law that would reduce the size of government-backed loans and raise minimum down...
  • Libya concerns heat up

    Libya concerns heat up
    Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) is one of the most outspoken critics of President Obama over the White House's failure to seek congressional approval for the United States' role in air attacks on Libya. The attacks started on March 19. The War...
  • 710 freeway extension bill passes Assembly

    710 freeway extension bill passes Assembly
    One battle in the war over the proposed extension of the Long Beach (710) Freeway may soon be over. A bill by Assemblyman Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) to restore South Pasadena’s power to block a surface freeway through town has passed in the...
  • New district maps signal vast change

    The potential for sweeping change among the region’s political districts was brought into sharp focus Friday with the release of preliminary redistricting maps by the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. Among the changes proposed in the...
  • Lawmakers urge company to cover Chatsworth train crash claims beyond $200M cap

    California's Congressional delegation today called on the French company that employed the Metrolink engineer involved in the deadly Chatsworth train derailment of 2008 to go beyond the $200-million victim compensation cap. Veolia Environnement S.A.,...
  • In latest maps, Sherman, Gatto would still be pushed out of districts

    In latest maps, Sherman, Gatto would still be pushed out of districts
    The latest round of redistricting maps shows Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) continuing to no longer represent part of Burbank. The latest round also cuts off the piece of North Hollywood that was included in the first set of proposed maps for Rep....
  • Schiff received News Corp. contribution

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) received a $1,000 political contribution from the American subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp., according to the latest information from the Federal Election Commission. The contribution in March came from the...
  • Local lawmakers lose some, gain some in latest political district maps

    Local lawmakers lose some, gain some in latest political district maps
    State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La CaƱada Flintridge) might have to move if he wants to make a run for U.S. Congress, according to final drafts of voter redistricting maps released Thursday. Portantino, who will be termed out in the state...
  • No more support for Schiff

    I called Rep. Adam Schiff's office and urged him to vote “no” on the 11th- hour [debt ceiling] compromise because it doesn't benefit me or anyone in his district. I thought he was occupying a Democratic seat in Congress, but we may as well...