Biden administration announces $1.4 billion to improve rail safety and boost capacity in 35 states

The Biden administration announced Monday that it has awarded more than $1.4 billion to projects that improve railway safety and boost capacity, with roughly $1 billion of the money coming from the 2021 infrastructure law.

The federal government is headed into a shutdown. What does it mean, who’s hit and what’s next?

The federal government is heading toward a shutdown that will disrupt many services, squeeze workers and roil politics as Republicans in the House, fueled by hard-right demands for deep cuts, force a confrontation over federal spending.

VA expands burial benefits for Veterans and their families

VA announced that Veterans, and their families, caregivers, and survivors now have access to expanded burial benefits to help with end-of-life expenses related to a Veteran’s gravesite, burial, funeral and transportation of remains to their final resting place.

Riverside County lawmakers weigh in on Biden impeachment inquiry

An impeachment inquiry initiated this week to probe alleged graft and fraud tied to President Joe Biden will root out a "culture of corruption" that has existed for some time, one Inland Empire congressman asserted, while others viewed the investigation as a "baseless attempt" to undermine the chief executive by kowtowing to "extremists."

Riverside County elections chief placed on administrative leave

Riverside County’s elections chief has been placed on paid administrative leave with less than six months to go until California’s 2024 primary. News of Registrar of Voters Rebecca Spencer’s leave surfaced after the Board of Supervisors met behind closed doors Tuesday, Sept. 12, to discuss her job performance.