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  • Schiff introduces bill to improve auditing of Medicare

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) re-introduced a bill on Tuesday to improve the nation’s system for auditing Medicare in an effort to reduce soaring healthcare costs. The Medicare Audit Improvement Act, which Schiff introduced along with Rep. Sam...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff seeks to roll back liability protections for gun manufacturers, sellers

    Rep. Adam Schiff seeks to roll back liability protections for gun manufacturers, sellers
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) announced Monday that he will introduce legislation to roll back immunity guarantees for gun manufacturers and sellers. The Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act will counteract the Protection of Lawful...
  • Rep. Schiff calls Obama's proposals to curb gun violence 'reasonable'

    Rep. Schiff calls Obama's proposals to curb gun violence 'reasonable'
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) praised President Obama’s announcement Wednesday of a wide-ranging plan to increase gun controls in the wake of several high profile mass shootings. The plan, unveiled at the White House Wednesday, includes a new...
  • Rep. Adam Schiff introduces bill to impose penalties on 'straw purchasers' of guns

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday introduced a bill that would impose a two-year prison sentence for people who buy guns in bulk explicitly to resell them. The Straw Purchaser Penalty Enhancement Act goes after the so-called “straw...
  • Two local residents honored at White House for work in science, technology

    Two local residents honored at White House for work in science, technology
    Among the 23 scientists and innovators President Obama honored Friday afternoon during a White House ceremony were La Cañada Flintridge residents Frances Arnold and Solomon Golomb. Arnold — a professor at Caltech — won a National Medal for...
  • Schiff lauds Feinstein's renewed push for assault weapons ban

    Schiff lauds Feinstein's renewed push for assault weapons ban
    California Sen. Diane Feinstein may have few Republican allies -- or even conservative Democrats -- as she pushes a new assault weapons ban, but she can at least count on the support of Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) who issued a statement Thursday...
  • Rep. Schiff announces class of 2017 nominees for military academies

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Thursday announced 10 nominations from his district for U.S. service academies, class of 2017.  Half the student nominees hail from Burbank and Glendale, while two others are from Pasadena. Four of the five United...
  • Rep. Schiff joins calls for fresh look at gun control laws

    Rep. Schiff joins calls for fresh look at gun control laws
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was one of a growing chorus of lawmakers who took to the weekend political talk show circuit to call for stricter gun controls, improved school safety and enhanced mental health measures. Appearing on MSNBC the day after...
  • Rep. Schiff hails John Kerry nomination for secretary of state

    Rep. Schiff hails John Kerry nomination for secretary of state
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Friday hailed President Obama’s decision to nominate Sen. John Kerry -- the longtime Massachusetts senator -- to replace Hillary Rodham Clinton as secretary of state. Kerry, 69, has chaired the Senate Foreign...
  • Santa stars at La Cañada's Festival in Lights

    Santa stars at La Cañada's Festival in Lights
    Santa Claus was booked solid Friday night as about 100 children waited in line to wish for video game systems, dolls and candy during La Cañada Flintridge’s 18th annual Festival in Lights at Memorial Park. Snow, reindeer, caroling and the...
  • Ron Kaye: A termed-out 2-percenter

    Ask just about anyone who has hung around the state capitol a while — reporters, lobbyists, staffers — and they will tell you that 98% of our legislators forget who they are and why they are there within two years of being elected. The...
  • Schiff, senators introduce legislation to regulate helicopter noise

    Schiff, senators introduce legislation to regulate helicopter noise
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) joined California Sens. Dianne Feinstein  and Barbara Boxer in introducing legislation on Monday to try and provide Los Angeles County residents a respite from helicopter noise. The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise...