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California U.S. Congressman Doug LaMalfa
PRESS RELEASE: Rep. LaMalfa Helps Halt Collections Notices to California National Guard 10/30/16
PRESS RELEASE: LaMalfa Expresses Opposition to Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument Expansion Proposal 10/28/16. “Any expansion of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument would not only negatively impact private property rights, public access and forest management, but would occur over the objections of local residents..."
PRESS RELEASE - Rep. LaMalfa Responds to Forced Repayment of Veteran Bonuses, 10/24/16
Fixing the VA, letter from Congressman Doug LaMalfa, California's 1st District 9/18/16
California's tough gun laws are getting stricter, Leader Telegram 7/1/16. "The Democratic governor signed six bills Friday requiring gun owners to give up magazines holding more than 10 rounds and to undergo a background check before they can purchase ammunition, among other measures...."
U.S. Rep Doug LaMalfa Statement Regarding Klamath Dam Removal Meeting March 16, 2016, California District 1, 3/17/16. "This entire process has been mired in secrecy and appears to have been conceived as a way to exclude the public from the decision-making process on an issue that very much affects them...No government entity, much less three, should be conducting business behind closed doors to avoid pushback from the public...None of the agencies of the Federal or State governments may settle a bi-state water agreement, divest federal land to tribes or others, nor can they appropriate federal dollars. All of those are functions of Congress...."
PRESS RELEASE - Rep. LaMalfa Demands Answers on Klamath Dam Removal “Shell Corporation, 3/1/16. "Citing an agreement signed by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, the State of California, the State of Oregon, and PacifiCorp to create a “non-federal entity” to remove the dams, LaMalfa demanded that Connor explain where Interior derived the authority to engage in removal of the Klamath Dams...We’re seeing an administration that claims to be the most transparent in history engaged in closed meetings, neck-deep in a shell corporation, and requiring stakeholders to sign nondisclosure agreements just to learn how they’ll be affected...”
Calif. U.S. Congressman Doug LaMalfa proposed HB4387 "This Act may be cited as the “Tule Lake National Historic Site Establishment Act of 2016”, posted to KBC 1/27/16. "When preparing the general management plan, the Secretary shall consult with the City, County, and Airport to ensure that management of the Historic Site does not negatively impact operation of the Airport."
California Congressman Doug LaMalfa expresses concerns with KBRA at townhall in Tulelake, by KBC News 9/19/15. "How can I support something that's morally wrong?" asked LaMalfa.
Oakland VA office botched benefits, forgot about claims, SFGate 2/18/15. "(Calif. U.S. Congressman Doug LaMalfa) had requested the inspector general’s review after a group of whistle-blowers came forward with information about the hidden claims... LaMalfa said he was pleased the claims in the cart were being processed, but concerned about the 12,647 other informal claims supposedly found in the cabinet, and whether or not the veterans who filed those claims got the help they needed. Who is looking out for the veterans?...”"
California Rep. LaMalfa makes ‘pivot’ on immigration reform, Capital Press 1/9/14
Secession vote has lawmaker’s support. Congressman praises board in Siskiyou County for action, H&N, posted to KBC 9/22/13
"The across-the-board sequester cuts were originally proposed by the Obama White House as part of the 2011 Budget Control Act, reducing the amount of additional government spending by $85 billion or 2.3% in 2013. Even with the reduction, federal spending is projected to increase $30 billion over 2012 levels.
Assemblyman Jim Neilsen and Senator Doug LaMalfa "officially stand up to oppose the watershed wide permit program. Our elected representatives advise against signing the contract." Scott Valley Protect Our Water 2/11/11
Unemployment rate up in Northern California counties.
LaMalfa named to
H&N, posted to KB C 2/1/11.
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