Working for you: July 14-18

Friday, 18 July 2014 Published in Blog

This week I introduced three bills: two that would help us save water and energy, and one that would name a post office after a prominent member of our community.

It’s hard for those of us here in the United States to watch on television as innocent civilians are killed. We have violence here at home, but we don’t live under threat of a rocket attack…

Working For You: July 7-13

Sunday, 13 July 2014 Published in Blog

This week, week 28, July 7 – July 13 started with a trip from Stockton with veteran Scott Halsey to his appointment at the VA medical center in Palo Alto.

As an advocate for our region’s veterans, I was invited by Veterans Committee Chairman Jeff Miller to a recent hearing in which impartial witnesses testified about the problems with the VA Health Care System, and I want to update the residents of my district about what I learned at the hearing.