| Jul 29, 2011
| 12:09 PM
State Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada 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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 3:42 PM
Familiar faces topped the polls in Tuesday’s primary for offices in Sacramento and Washington, D.C.
Incumbent Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank), state Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Cañada Flintridge) and Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) all received the...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Rep. Howard Berman, locked in a contentious race with fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Shermanfor the same San Fernando Valley congressional district seat, isn’t on hand for the president’s State of Union speech tonight. His staff says he&...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:09 PM
State Assemblyman Mike Feuer (D-Los Angeles) introduced a resolution last week urging the U.S. Congress to pass legislation that would reduce helicopter noise over L.A. County neighborhoods.
The Los Angeles Residential Helicopter Noise Relief Act,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A Republican candidate excluded from a Jewish Journal forum has filed a complaint with the IRS alleging that the nonprofit publication is improperly engaging in political advocacy.
An attorney for writer Susan Shelley, one of two Republicans in the...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Rep Howard L. Bermancalled the decision of the 30th Congressional District caucus not to endorse a candidate at the California Democrats State Convention "just and appropriate" as he and fellow Democratic Rep. Brad Sherman of Sherman Oaks fight for the...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Ventura County Supervisor Steve Bennett’s decision a week ago to drop out of the race for an open congressional seat did more than disappoint those who liked his chances. His announcement at the California Democratic Party’s convention also...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:10 AM
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Rep. Howard Berman, locked in a tough election campaign against fellow Democrat Rep. Brad Sherman, issued a press release condemning a New Mexico group...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 5:10 PM
Lawmakers are pushing to extend the California Film and Television Tax Credit program, which has resulted in billions of dollars of economic activity.
Enacted in 2009, the legislation was designed to create jobs, increase production spending and generate...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 11:23 AM
Rep. Howard Berman (D-Valley Village) is calling on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Aviation Subcommittee to convene a panel on low-flying helicopters above residential areas in Los Angeles County.
In his letter to the committee's leadership,...
| Oct 6, 2011
| 8:09 PM
Reporting from Los Angeles and Washington -- Rep. Howard Berman hasn't had to fight for a job since Richard Nixon defeated George McGovern and M*A*S*H made its television debut.
That was 1972, when he won a state Assembly seat in his first race. Now the...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Don’t look now, but the national pastime has just become fodder for one of the hottest political contests in town — the race between Democratic Reps. Howard Berman and Brad Sherman for a San Fernando Valley congressional seat.