VA the 9/11 First Responders

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder

A $7.4 Billion bill died in the Senate. Democrats are saying the GOP doesn’t want to help the 9/11 responders who suffer a variety of health ailments. The GOP says the price tag is too high. Of course, the devil is in the details and it’s murky at best where the $7.4 Billion figure came from. But here is a …

Veterans Day, Technology and Jobs

Dustin Steiner Dustin Steiner, Undesignated

By Supervisor Bill Horn The history of Veterans Day dates back to Armistice Day and the end of World War I. To observe what we now know as Veterans Day, President Woodrow Wilson said Americans should “be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory.” Those words …

More Veterans Jump on Board DeMaio’s Mayoral Campaign

Carl DeMaio Carl DeMaio

Streamlining and Transition Assistance Attracts Key Support With less than 80 days to go until election day, San Diego Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio picked up more support from key military veterans today. “With a narrowed field, I am pleased to announce that as the general election approaches, veterans of all branches and walks of life are rallying around Carl DeMaio,” …

DeMaio Calls for Formation of Taskforce to Protect Local Military Jobs

Carl DeMaio Carl DeMaio, Undesignated

  BRAC Related Taskforce Would Protect San Diego’s Military Bases and Installations from Being Closed by Federal Government Councilmember Carl DeMaio today called on Mayor Sanders to create a taskforce that will work to shield local military installations and assets from proposed cuts in Defense spending. Councilmember DeMaio renewed his call for creation of a Base Closure and Realignment Commission …