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GOP pushing trade bill that hands power to President – Vote Expected Friday

GOP pushing trade bill that hands power to President – Vote Expected Friday

By Sarah Foster On May 22, the Senate reauthorized Trade Promotion Authority legislation (also called “Fast Track”), in a roll call vote of 62-37, sending the bill to the House for further action. Proponents are hoping for a vote before the weekend. The measure is supported by Obama, much of the House Republican Conference, and […]

House clears first trade bill, setting stage for Friday showdown

  The House cleared the first piece of the complex package of trade bills Thursday, easily approving preferences for Haiti and African countries in a move President Obama and GOP leaders hoped would pave the way for the bigger votes later this week. Optimism abounded among free-trade supporters – though House Speaker John A. Boehner […]

Paul Ryan Cooks Up Elaborate Ruse To Save Immigration Components Of Obamatrade

Paul Ryan Cooks Up Elaborate Ruse To Save Immigration Components Of Obamatrade

Good Morning Port Hueneme Show- 6-3-15- City Councilman Jim Hensley

Good Morning Port Hueneme Show- 6-3-15- City Councilman Jim Hensley

On this segment (6-3-15) of the Good Morning Port Hueneme Show- Host Peter Godinez interviews Port Hueneme Councilman Jim Hensley on: Port Hueneme city name recognition/promotion, home fire protection; change in City Council meeting format; exercise in pool for health. This report was released late due to video technical/manpower problems. The Good Morning Oxnard or Port Hueneme shows are […]

Oxnard to debate budget cuts- Police, Fire, etc. and present utilities budget

Oxnard to debate budget cuts- Police, Fire, etc. and present utilities budget

By George Miller After months of wrangling about Oxnard spending priorities, it’s getting down to the wire, with a budget due by month-end.  This year is different than most, in that estimates of deficits have grown and grown to $12.8 million- and that was just as of last Thursday.  Projected deficits have been presented as the […]

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 6-3-15: Fire Department response time; Refugio oil spill and more

Good Morning Oxnard Show- 6-3-15: Fire Department response time; Refugio oil spill and more

 By George Miller On this segment (6-3-15) of the Good Morning Oxnard Show- Host Peter Godinez interviews George Miller, Publisher of CitizensJournal.us on Oxnard News, consisting of: Animal Control budget; Fire Department response time; Street repair; Excess leave issues resolved; Landscaping assessments Also, host Peter Godinez interviews George Miller on the Refugio oil spill. This report was released […]

Oxnard Police Dept. cuts loom

Oxnard Police Dept. cuts loom

By George Miller  This and other budget items will be discussed at June 9 City Council meeting at 4:30 PM Months ago, we were told that there might be  a  $2-3 million dollar Oxnard General Fund budget deficit. Over the succeeding months, that number kept growing and finally reached the headline number of $10.6 million. But in […]

Jeh Johnson: Illegal immigration lowest since 1972

Jeh Johnson: Illegal immigration lowest since 1972

  Illegal immigration across the southwestern border is on pace for the lowest year since 1972, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Monday, claiming success a year after the surge of illegal immigrant children and families exposed major holes in U.S. policy. Mr. Johnson said there’s no guarantee that apprehensions – which he said are […]

Obama derides judge who blocked amnesty

Obama derides judge who blocked amnesty

  President Obama scoffed at the “individual district court judge” who blocked his deportation amnesty, insisting Monday that he still believes his policy is legal despite repeated legal setbacks and vowing to push ahead where he can on aiding illegal immigrants. But Mr. Obama said he’ll abide by Judge Andrew S. Hanen’s injunction – which […]

Grand Jury recommends major changes in fire department response doctrine

Grand Jury recommends major changes in fire department response doctrine

By George Miller It seems that lots of municipalities and service districts are soul-searching over spending these days. Oxnard is going through a major budget crisis and public safety will likely be impacted. The question is, can they get more bang for the buck at current expense levels and even at lower levels of spending?  Our San […]