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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...
  • Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system

    Burbank lawmaker seeks millions for earthquake warning system
    WASHINGTON -- A group of lawmakers is hoping the recent string of Southern California temblors will jolt Congress into funding an earthquake warning system. The lawmakers are seeking some of the $38.3 million needed to build the system on the West Coast...
  • In Theory: What is our obligation to help the poor?

    Several Republican congressmen have come under fire for quoting the Bible as justification for cutting nutritional assistance to America's poor. Congress has moved to slash more than $4 billion from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP...
  • Immigration reform group rallies at California Republican headquarters

    Immigration reform group rallies at California Republican headquarters
    More than 200 people on Tuesday demonstrated in front of the state Republican Party headquarters in Burbank to demand that the U.S. House of Representatives take up a package of immigration reform measures recently passed in the Senate. "The ball is...
  • In Theory: Could same-sex marriage become legal?

    Q. A recent Gallup poll has revealed that, for the first time, a majority of Americans support gay marriage. According to the figures, 53% of Americans say they believe same-sex marriage should be recognized by the law as valid; in 1996, the figure was...