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Mayor Bonnie Wright

From the moment she entered the world, Bonnie Wright was destined to serve others. She brought that sense of service to...

C.A.R. urges Gov. Newsom to focus on homeownership

President Otto Catrina today issued the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom’s State of the State address: “The State of the State will not improve until California acts to dramatically increase the supply of ownership housing to provide working Californians the stability and prosperity that homeownership provides.

Biden says decision on gas tax holiday may come this week

President Joe Biden said Monday that he will decide by the end of the week whether he would support a federal gasoline tax holiday, possibly saving U.S. consumers as much as 18.4 cents a gallon.

Supreme Court expands gun rights, with nation divided

In a major expansion of gun rights after a series of mass shootings, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed.

Biden showcases deficit progress in bid to counter critics

President Joe Biden on Wednesday highlighted new figures showing the government’s red ink will grow less than expected this year and the national debt will shrink this quarter as he tried to counter criticism of his economic leadership amid growing dismay over inflation going into midterm elections that will decide control of Congress.

Remote learning still widespread even after Biden hits goal

President Joe Biden has met his goal of having most elementary and middle schools open for full, in-person learning in his first 100 days in office, according to new survey data, but the share of students choosing to return has continued to lag far behind.

Dems propose $1,400 payments as part of Biden virus relief

House Democrats on Monday proposed an additional $1,400 in direct payments to individuals as Congress began piecing together a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package that tracks President Joe Biden’s plan for battling the pandemic and reviving a still staggering economy.

Democrats Have No Reason to Worry About Biden’s SCOTUS Pick

Stephen Breyer replaced a liberal justice, and a liberal justice will replace him. That much is assured. There’s no underestimating President Joe Biden’s ability to foul things up for Democrats. It’s easy to imagine him picking someone for Breyer’s seat whose nomination somehow blows up, or at least proves more contentious than expected.

COVID bill to deliver big health insurance savings for many

Several million people stand to save hundreds of dollars in health insurance costs, or more, under the Democratic coronavirus relief legislation on track to pass Congress.

Biden and Congress face a summer grind to create legislation

WASHINGTON (AP) — Until recently, the act of governing seemed to happen at the speed of presidential tweets. But now President Joe Biden is settling in for what appears will be a long, summer slog of legislating.