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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...
  • Schiff lauds move to extend military benefits for same-sex couples

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Monday lauded a Department of Defense decision to extend some benefits to same-sex couples serving in the military. Schiff was one of 40 other members of the House who signed onto a letter last week urging Leon E....
  • 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...
  • La Cañada growing weary of K-rails

    La Cañada growing weary of K-rails
    Residents from a hillside neighborhood in La Cañada Flintridge believe it’s time to remove concrete K-rail barriers designed to protect their homes from debris flows. The K-rails were installed in early 2010 after mudslides struck several areas...
  • Rep. Schiff has concerns about San Gabriels proposal

    Rep. Schiff has concerns about San Gabriels proposal
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) warned that a U.S. Department of the Interior recommendation that the San Gabriel Mountains be designated a national recreation area separate from the Santa Monica Mountains will create its own set of challenges. On...
  • Rep. Schiff: Boston Marathon perpetrators will feel 'full weight of justice' (Video)

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Tuesday echoed President Obama’s vow to bring those responsible for the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon to justice. Speaking about the tragedy for the second time in as many days, Obama said the nation’s...
  • Local families express relief following Boston Marathon

    In the hours after a pair of deadly bombs ripped through the terminus of the Boston Marathon on Monday, it was shock, then horror, and then for many in the tri-city region who had ties to the race, a sense of relief. More than 50 people — from...
  • Online comments come back to haunt newly elected Glendale councilman

    Online comments come back to haunt newly elected Glendale councilman
    The hoopla over hateful online comments that were attributed to — and never denied by — newly minted Councilman Zareh Sinanyan was revived at his first meeting Tuesday with the help of someone who knows a thing or two about the power and...
  • Again, Rep. Schiff urges Obama to officially recognize Armenian genocide

    Again, Rep. Schiff urges Obama to officially recognize Armenian genocide
    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) on Wednesday once again called on President Obama to officially recognize the Armenian genocide of 1915 – a request that for years has gone unfulfilled amid political pressure from a key NATO ally, Turkey.  The...