Tag: Jeff Denham

High-speed rail (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

CA High-Speed Rail: Over Budget, Behind Schedule

A new, confidential federal report shows that the initial segment of California’s partially federally-funded high speed rail (HSR) project will come in massively over budget and far behind schedule, the Los Angeles Times reports.

Brown at High-Speed Rail Groundbreaking (AP)

Congress to Hold Hearings on High-Speed Rail

Congress plans to hold hearings on California’s controversial Los Angeles-to-San Francisco high-speed rail project, as estimates from the project’s lead contractor predicted significant cost overruns that the rail authority is attempting to deny.

Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press

Bill to Force Amtrak to Allow Pets

Republican Congressman Jeff Denham of California, who takes his bulldog Lily when he flies across the country, was perturbed when he found he couldn’t take the dog on Amtrak unless she was a service dog. He was determined to do something about that.

Cantor Under Fire On Immigration

Cantor Under Fire On Immigration

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is taking fire from both sides in the heated immigration debate, facing a primary challenger ripping him for supporting amnesty while liberal activists try to portray him as the face of Republican intransigence on the

Obama Vows to 'Keep on Pushing' for Amnesty

Obama Vows to 'Keep on Pushing' for Amnesty

On Friday, President Barack Obama pushed for U.S. amnesty legislation while at a naturalization ceremony in South Korea for troops and military spouses, saying he would “keep on pushing” to get comprehensive immigration reform legislation done this year.  Obama said

Cantor Officially Backs Amnesty For DREAMers Who Enlist

Cantor Officially Backs Amnesty For DREAMers Who Enlist

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor officially endorsed granting amnesty to illegal alien DREAMers if they enlist in the U.S. Military in comments a high-ranking operative who works for him made to Breitbart News. “Mr. Cantor views military service as the

Committee Chairman Deals Blow to Immigration Push

Committee Chairman Deals Blow to Immigration Push

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee says a proposal to allow illegal aliens to receive permanent legal residency by enlisting in the military won’t be in the underlying text of a must-pass defense bill, dealing a serious blow

Democrats Pushing Immigration Reform In House

The House GOP is saying ‘No’ to immigration reform, as the Democrats continue to push for a vote on the controversial issue that was the cause of Senate Marco Rubio’s fall from political grace. Soft-Republicans like, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, are supporting