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A collection of news and information related to Republican Party published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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  • Political Landscape: Decision keeps energy bills from increasing

    Glendale and Burbank taxpayers quietly dodged what might have been millions of dollars in increased energy bills as a decision on clean energy policy by the California Air Resources Board favored their local utilities. On Dec. 16, the board issued...
  • Think Again: Congress comes up lame in last session

    Think Again: Congress comes up lame in last session
    The 111th Congress held its lame-duck session until Christmas to wrap up unfinished business before Democrats ceded control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans. But the business it failed to address is a most fundamental one. Up until the...
  • Schiff champions Giffords' strength

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said this week that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is tough and resilient and may be able to overcome the horrific injury she endured when she was shot in the head at a Tucson shopping center Saturday. Tucson resident Jared...
  • Schiff discusses partisan issues post-Tucson

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) is scheduled to appear Thursday in a pre-taped episode of "The Larry Zarian Show" to discuss the political environment in Washington D.C. since the Tucson shooting, in which his colleague, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords suffered a...
  • I'm Just Sayin': The necessity of health-care reform

    I'm Just Sayin': The necessity of health-care reform
    Last September I wrote about how President Obama's health-care reforms directly impacted our family. Our 7-year-old son has hydrocephalus, a lifelong, life-threatening medical condition. Since this is a pre-existing condition, prior to the reform's...
  • Contentious atmosphere is hard to comprehend

    Sharon Raghavachary's column on Jan. 20 prompted me to sit behind the computer and write a letter to the opinion page. So Republicans voted to repeal the health-care reform bill that our president had put so much heart into. I am not sure when,...
  • Bike lanes don't make cyclists safe

    Making Glendale bike-friendly is a great idea (“Bike-friendly road plan progressing,” Jan. 28). The only problem is that creating bicycle lanes on city streets does not make bicycling safe. Glenoaks has had bike lanes for years, but I would...
  • Political Landscape: Huff plans to hold the line

    Last time a California governor asked voters for a tax increase, Sen. Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) offered his support. That won’t be the case this time. Huff, whose district includes the Montrose Shopping Park and parts of La Crescenta, said this week...
  • Gatto touts road-energy bill

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) may have found a new energy source for California — the pavement beneath your car tires. Last week, Gatto introduced Assembly Bill 306, a proposal to launch tests of “piezoelectric” generation of...
  • Political landscape

    State lawmakers have placed more than 700 bills before Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger to sign, reject or let pass into law unsigned by Sept. 30, and 28 of them come from lawmakers representing Glendale and Burbank. The most prolific local lawmaker is...
  • Political Landscape: Gatto garners post and speaker positions

    Gatto garners post and speaker positions On Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker John Perez (D - Los Angeles) named Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) assistant speaker pro tempore, while tapping the freshman lawmaker for several influential...
  • Sickening display of benefits for the rich

    I am sure that I have this straight — the Republicans in Congress held the extension of unemployment benefits hostage until President Obama agreed to a two-year extension of the infamous deficit-blossoming Bush tax cuts. In other words, in order to...