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  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler weighs in on Dodgers TV situation

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler weighs in on Dodgers TV situation
    The Federal Communications is not happy with Time Warner Cable about the Dodgers TV situation. In a blistering letter to Time Warner Cable Chief Executive Rob Marcus, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler criticized the company for its inability to reach...
  • FCC Chairman Threatens to Intervene to Resolve Dodgers TV Dispute

    FCC chairman Tom Wheeler, in a strongly worded letter to Time Warner Cable CEO Rob Marcus, said that the agency "will intervene as appropriate" to resolve the dispute that has kept the Dodgers unavailable to some 70% of viewers in the Los Angeles region....
  • Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins

    Health Secretary Sharfstein to join Hopkins
    Dr. Joshua M. Sharfstein said Wednesday he plans to leave his post as secretary of the state Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, where he drew criticism for the botched rollout of the state's health insurance exchange website. Sharfstein, a...
  • Mitt Romney backs Elan Carr, long-shot contender for Waxman seat

    Mitt Romney backs Elan Carr, long-shot contender for Waxman seat
    Former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has lent his support to gang prosecutor Elan Carr, the long-shot candidate to succeed Rep. Henry Waxman this fall. Carr, a first-time candidate, military veteran and...
  • U.S. is said to probe GM recall

     U.S. is said to probe GM recall
    WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has launched a criminal investigation into whether General Motors purposely held back information about safety defects in some of its cars that were part of a recall last month, according to people familiar with...
  • Rep. Henry Waxman to retire after four decades in Congress

    Rep. Henry Waxman to retire after four decades in Congress
    WASHINGTON — Rep. Henry A. Waxman, one of the nation's most influential liberal lawmakers for nearly four decades, will retire from his Westside seat this year, closing a career in which he successfully championed laws to clean the country's air,...
  • Papers offer peek into Hillary Clinton's failed healthcare initiative

    Papers offer peek into Hillary Clinton's failed healthcare initiative
    WASHINGTON — As Hillary Rodham Clinton sought to reshape the nation's healthcare system in her husband's first term as president, she got all the right advice from senior aides: Consult closely with members of Congress, build bridges with business...
  • Officials demand FAA regulate helicopter noise in L.A. County

    Officials demand FAA regulate helicopter noise in L.A. County
    Asserting that voluntary guidelines won't work, elected officials on Monday night urged the Federal Aviation Administration to adopt regulations to reduce the noise and safety risks of helicopter flights over neighborhoods across Los Angeles County....
  • Waxman wants federal review of San Pedro gas storage facility

    Waxman wants federal review of San Pedro gas storage facility
    A local congressman is urging federal officials to more thoroughly investigate the safety of a San Pedro butane storage facility that has become controversial because of its location near homes, schools and shopping areas in San Pedro. On Wednesday,...
  • Homeless veterans to fill beds at West L.A. veterans campus

    Homeless veterans to fill beds at West L.A. veterans campus
    Vacant beds at the Veterans Administration campus in West Los Angeles will be filled by homeless vets on state waiting lists for nursing home care, authorities said Thursday. The arrangement is part of stepped-up federal assistance, including expanded...
  • House Republicans schedule rare hearing on climate change

    House Republicans schedule rare hearing on climate change
    WASHINGTON – House Republicans have summoned the leaders of 13 federal agencies to a hearing next month to examine their plans to implement a sweeping climate change agenda that President Obama outlined in a June speech. Organized by the Energy...