San Diego County Sheriff and former FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Bill Gore today endorsed District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis for Mayor of San Diego.
“I will remain an effective representative for San Diegans in Congress in this proposed new district, which includes Poway and the city of San Diego. The new boundaries also include this city in which I was born, Coronado.”
“In examining the proposed districts, if this realignment were to become final I would seek reelection in the new congressional district that includes the coastal communities of south Orange County and North County San Diego, stretching from Dana Point to Del Mar…”
Here is a link to the draft maps: http://wedrawthelines.ca.gov/maps-congress-1st-draft.html
A top local aide to Republican Rep. Darrell Issa is drawing on his extensive political experience to run for a seat in the California Assembly in 2012.
San Diego City Councilwoman Lorie Zapf today formally announced today her endorsement of Steve Danon for County Supervisor in 2012.
San Diego City Council President Pro Tem Kevin Faulconer today formally endorsed Bonnie Dumanis for Mayor of San Diego, saying she “is the candidate who can best move San Diego forward.” Faulconer cited Dumanis’ proven leadership, chief executive experience and strength as a consensus-builder as examples of why he strongly supports her to be San Diego’s next Mayor.
Republicans are facing a dilemma: Should they field the strongest nominee possible or make the best out of what they have in the hope that dissatisfaction with Obama outweighs the lack of enthusiasm for his Republican challenger?
The San Diego Union Tribune’s April 2nd story, Issa’s Earmarks Questioned, was based on a false allegation by the liberal think tank Center for American Progress that San Diego Union-Tribune reporter Jeff McDonald sanitized and white-washed to publicly present the remnants of wholly unfounded allegations. This one-sided story left out critical information: the clear reasons why Rep. Issa supported the widening of West Vista Way; the fact that in 2009 Rep. Issa stopped requesting earmarks altogether; and clear factual errors in the Center for American Progress’ false allegation.
California State Senator Joel Anderson formally announced today his endorsement of Steve Danon for County Supervisor in 2012.
Issa Appearing on Fox News today: “Pay it Now and Not Owe It Forward”
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, appeared today on Fox News’ Happening Now to discuss his first subpoena targeting Countrywide’s VIP program.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform appeared last night on MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan Show to discuss his first subpoena advancing the investigation into Countrywide’s VIP program.
Buried amid the hundreds of proposed amendments to a Republican-backed government spending measure is a proposal to prohibit federal agencies from giving pay raises to workers who receive a promotion…Rep. Darrell Issa’s bill targets period step increases for federal workers paid under the General Schedule. About 20 percent of federal workers get the pay raise each year, mostly for seniority and not performance reasons, according to the California Republican’s office.
Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Vista), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, will be a guest on Fox News’ Happening Now at 8 a.m. (PST), MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports at 10:00 a.m. (PST) and Fox Business Network’s Bulls & Bears at 1:00 p.m. (PST) to discuss the first subpoena he issued for documents related to the Countrywide VIP Program as well as the debate over spending cuts.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Vista), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, has launched a new website, www.AmericanJobCreators.com, that aims to listen to the personal stories of constituents, Californians and nationwide job creators about how government impacts job creation directly to Washington.
In his State of the Union Address, President Obama highlighted the importance of making America a better place to do business saying, “to help our companies compete, we also have to knock down barriers that stand in the way of their success. To reduce barriers to growth and investment, I’ve ordered a review of government regulations. When we find rules that put an unnecessary burden on businesses, we will fix them…” At the end of last year, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, launched an effort to bring the voice of job creators nationwide directly to Washington by asking for their input through correspondences as well as through the launch of www.AmericanJobCreators.com. Today, Chairman Issa made all of the submissions he has received public, so that both policymakers and the American people can evaluate for themselves the merits of the input job creators have made.
Vista Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) has joined with Congressman Devin Nunes (CA-21), Congressman Paul Ryan (R-OH), Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) and Senator John Thune (R-MT) to introduce the Public Employee Pension Transparency Act.
House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) today issued a video release of the Committee Mission Statement – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGPWuqBf4-E.
In December of 2008, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA), then the Committee’s Ranking Member, launched an investigation into Countrywide Financial Corporation’s infamous VIP and Friends of Angelo Program that exposed the inner workings of Countrywide’s efforts to buy friends in critical government and industry positions affecting the company’s business interests. Today, Chairman Issa issued a wide-ranging subpoena to Bank of America for all documents and records related to Countrywide’s VIP program.
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