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Porterville Recorder: We Applaud Decision on Elderberry Beetle

The action to remove the counties from the habitat range was the direct result of efforts by Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) who became concerned with the impact the bug and the bush by the same…

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Leader's Blog

What Can You Get with $2.1 Billion? Less Than You Think

The federal government spent $2.1 billion building healthcare.gov so far. And what have the taxpayers gotten for all that cash? The website still doesn’t work, according to a recent GAO report, and…

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Leader's Blog

The Tale of Two Bodies

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of activity, it was the age of stonewalling. In short, it was the House, and it was the Senate.

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Leader's Blog

The Recovery That Never Quite Comes

Republicans and Democrats in the House have worked together to pass real solutions for America’s continued economic problems. It’s long past time the Senate consider those bills and the President…

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Leader's Blog

Don’t Expect Much On Healthcare.gov

When it comes to the Obama Administration, we’ve all learned to lower our expectations. Lower health insurance premiums? Nope. An economic recovery? Still waiting. Making a Healthcare.gov that…

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