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A bill to strip pay for the state Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board moved forward this week, sponsored by the area’s state senator. Senate Bill 1263, authored by Sen. Juan Vargas, D-San Diego, was approved 4-1 by the Senate Labor and...
PolitiCalA proposed California law, SB 969, also known as 'Lucy's Law,' is introduced to license pet groomers. The measure is introduced by Sen. Juan Vargas (D-San Diego)....
PolitiCalA controversial proposal to gut a new regulation on used car sales before it takes effect stalled on Tuesday in a Senate committee....
PolitiCalUnder a measure approved Wednesday by a state Senate committee, no new state worker would be paid more than the $173,987 annual salary given to the governor....
Staff WriterImperial County's state Senate representative is urging the federal government not to approve an energy tieline with Mexico as he says it will costs jobs in the Valley. Sen. Juan Vargas, D-San Diego, introduced a Senate joint resolution that calls on...
Staff WriterImperial County’s state senator is asking the state to take a stand against a cross-border power line that some have said will cost the Valley hundreds of jobs and millions in investment. State Sen. Juan Vargas, D-San Diego, introduced a joint...
FOX 5 San Diego ReporterCHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Sen. Juan Vargas, D-Chula Vista, introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for federal regulators to deny San Diego-based Sempra Energy a permit to import energy from a proposed wind farm in Baja California. Vargas said the Energia...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThe Imperial Irrigation District has thrown its support behind a local senator’s resolution to stop a San Diego County power line project that some fear will lose jobs in Imperial County. After more than an hour of discussion, the board voted 4-0...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterA local legislator’s resolution aimed at “job preservation” by axing a San Diego County cross-border transmission line passed its first hurdle Thursday. The 11-member Senate Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communication...
Tags: Utah, U.S. Department of Energy, Investments, Mexico
Staff WriterSen. Juan Vargas, D-San Diego, is calling for the end of the state unemployment appeals board, citing high salaries for few meetings a year. Vargas said in a press conference this afternoon, that he will author a bill this year to eliminate the board....
We’ve long believed the state unemployment appeals board was a retirement community for termed-out state legislators friendly to past governors or the high-level Capitol friends who do the appointing. The membership reads as such. Former...
Staff WriterAnother person has thrown her hat in the ring to run for the area’s congressional seat. Former Democratic state Sen. Denise Moreno Ducheny announced last week that she intends to run for Congress in the district that covers a portion of South San...
Tags: Elections, Politics, Bob Filner
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