Kevin Faulconer Endorses Bonnie Dumanis for Mayor

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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.

The San Diego Union-Tribune’s Whitewashing of Left-Wing Lies Targeting Darrell Issa

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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.

Washington Post – Darrell Issa wants to freeze some federal worker raises

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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.

WATCH Congressman Issa on Fox, MSNBC and Fox Biz TODAY

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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.

Issa Makes Submissions Reflecting Input from Job Creators on Regulatory Barriers to Job Creation Public

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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.

Chairman Issa Issues Subpoena for All Countrywide VIP Docs

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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.