| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:42 PM
The state Senate Appropriations Committee will soon take up two very different bills that could determine whether California remains the nation’s moviemaking capital.
Assembly Bill 1839 would significantly boost the size of tax credits...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As chairman of the California Film Commission, Steve Dayan has championed the cause of fighting runaway production and giving companies more incentive to film in Los Angeles.
But, as head of Teamsters Local 399, Dayan finds himself in a high-profile...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Intraparty quarrels among Republicans have littered the political landscape this election cycle, but a battle among Democrats is set to take center stage Saturday in Hawaii, as Sen. Brian Schatz looks to stave off a formidable challenge from Rep....
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:08 PM
The flood of immigrant children crossing the Southwest border took center stage Thursday on Capitol Hill as a Senate committee moved to provide $100 million to respond to the crisis.
In addition, a group of Democratic lawmakers called for measures...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:50 PM
WASHINGTON New York state fire officials are pressing Congress for $100 million in emergency funding to pay for a nationwide training program for firefighters to address the new scale of risk presented by trains carrying millions of gallons of flammable...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Domingo Howard is a "single pops" to a 5-year-old girl he is raising by working part-time jobs. His 24-year-old son, meanwhile, landed in the San Francisco County Jail in January.
As "the only person" his son can count on, the two speak on the phone...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Maryland Sens. Ben Cardin and Barbara Mikulski toured Baltimore's 99-year-old Montebello water treatment plant Monday to draw attention to the needs of municipalities nationwide for federal help to upgrade their aging infrastructure.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:44 PM
President Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion in emergency funding Tuesday to help confront what he called an “urgent humanitarian situation”: the unprecedented influx of children and teens arriving without parents on the Southwestern...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:59 PM
— President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to address the influx of children from Central America entering the country illegally, a first step in what the White House described as a broader effort to...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:45 AM
I'm a senior citizen, and I'm proud of my country. I believe in the rule of law and expect it to be upheld. I'm appalled that President Barack Obama is not only permitting the invasion of our Southern border, he's also asking taxpayers fund this...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Congress on Friday approved $225 million for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system, a Pentagon-backed request to shore up the U.S. ally amid continued hostilities in the Gaza Strip.
With little debate, Congress cleared the measure as lawmakers...