| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) hailed the Obama administration's announcement today that the government will stop deporting young illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and who do not pose a security threat.
In a statement released today,...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) this week introduced a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court's controversial Citizens United decision. The decision opened the floodgates on campaign contributions from corporations.
In that time, so-...
| Apr 28, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Jet Propulsion Laboratory’s missions to Mars have gotten a boost from congressional leaders, who this week found up to $100 million more for NASA’s planetary science program.
The White House’s initial proposal for the 2013 NASA budget...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 2:01 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday condemned a House committee's vote to hold Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena for documents in a gun-tracking case.
In a statement released by his office...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) today called the U.S. Supreme Court’s vote to uphold President Obama's healthcare law "the correct legal decision," contending that the "hard-passed" reforms would benefit millions of people across the nation.
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:00 PM
Among the area's congressional representatives, reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling Thursday on President Obama's healthcare overhaul were diametrically opposed, mirroring their respective parties and the dialogue on Capitol Hill.
On one side,...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:35 AM
The latest draft of a federal appropriations bill “will catalyze” the U.S. Forest Service to issue its findings on whether to lift a ban on nighttime water-dropping flights to combat wildfires, according to an announcement issued today by Rep....
| Jul 2, 2012
| 12:24 PM
When flags representing Mexico, South Korea, eco-justice and gays and lesbians were stolen from St. Luke’s of the Mountains Episcopal Church — leaving just the American flag standing — the message was conspicuous and unwanted.
| Jul 3, 2012
| 8:49 PM
The latest draft of a federal appropriations bill “will catalyze” the U.S. Forest Service to issue its findings on whether to lift a ban on nighttime water-dropping flights to combat wildfires, according to a recent announcement by Rep. Adam...
| May 1, 2012
| 11:14 AM
On the anniversary of the death of Osama bin Laden today, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) took note of the “grim satisfaction that justice was meted out to the worst mass murderer in American history.”
The congressman released the statement on...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:08 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) gave a shot out to the Montrose Search and Rescue team Wednesday while addressing his colleagues in the House, citing a June 29 incident in which members found and resuscitated a drowning toddler.
The team had been...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich is the latest elected official to urge the U.S. Forest Service to lift its ban on nighttime aerial firefighting.
The 2009 Station fire, which scorched areas of the Angeles National Forest, could have been...