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House votes to fire tax-delinquent federal workers.  Attention, federal workers: Pay your taxes or lose your job. Bill would require oversight of military-style ‘boot camps’ for kids.  Amid growing concern over abusive conditions at military-style “boot camps” for troubled youths…

Obama has Camp Lejeune Bill

The House of Representatives unanimously passed the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 (H.R. 1627). The bill, now headed to the President for signature into law, will bring immediate VA healthcare to Camp Lejeune…

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Bill looks to protect ‘sanctity’ at military funerals. The Senate passed an omnibus veterans affairs bill Wednesday that includes additional restrictions on protests near military funerals and tougher penalties on groups that violate the law. House backs spending millions for…

Gary Rossio Named Veteran of the Year

Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, I-San Diego, last week announced that Poway resident Gary Rossio is his choice for Veteran of the Year for the 75th Assembly District. “As a combat Marine veteran, I know first-hand the critical importance of providing needed…

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Trucking companies scramble to find enough workers. Despite a national unemployment rate topping eight percent, trucking companies are struggling to recruit and retain enough drivers due to a host of factors. But a North Carolina trucking academy reports an enrollment…