- New US attorney for Los Angeles region sworn in Updated: Jun-30-15 9:08 am
LOS ANGELES - Eileen Decker has been sworn in as the new U.S. attorney for the Los Angeles-based Central District of California.
- GOP lawmakers introduce revised federal drought relief bill Updated: Jun-25-15 6:22 pm
WASHINGTON - Republican members of California's congressional delegation are tackling drought relief again with a wide-ranging bill introduced Thursday that attempts to speed up new water storage projects and move more water through river pumps for farms and cities.
- GOP measure would permit longer tandem trucks Updated: Jun-25-15 3:37 pm
WASHINGTON - Over the objections of safety advocates, the Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a trucking industry bid to allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways.
- Senate passes amendment to ban torture as US policy Updated: Jun-16-15 5:16 pm
WASHINGTON - The Senate on Tuesday reaffirmed a ban against torturing detainees and moved ahead on a more than $600 billion defense policy bill that is entangled in a broader fight in Congress about caps on Pentagon and non-military spending.