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Staff WriterIn a matter of days, Brawley resident Brooks Hamby will embark on a three-week journey that is sure to leave a lasting impression on his young life. The 17-year-old junior at Brawley Union High School was selected to serve as a page in the U.S. Senate...
Tags: Washington, DC
Staff WriterCALEXICO — For nearly six years Derrick Sparrow crossed the border using a SENTRI card, and throughout that time border commuting was an easy task. “At worst, using the SENTRI lane I might have come across hour-long lines once in a while, but...
Staff WriterEfforts to rally political support for the so-called P3 continues, as the county Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to urge California senators to back the bill that allows private funding for port of entry expansions. U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and...
Staff WriterThe election to fill the vacated 40th state Senate District was held Tuesday in Imperial County, San Diego and Riverside, and preliminary results show Ben Hueso on his way to win them all. In Imperial County, final preliminary results show Hueso has 51....
Tags: Ben Hueso, Local Elections, Politics, Elections, Juan Vargas
Staff WriterIf there is one company wishing to fund the much-needed Calexico West Port of Entry expansion, that company is Kinsell Newcomb & de Dios. In doing so, the Carlsbad-based investment banking firm has gone before the Imperial County Board of Supervisors,...
Staff WriterA special election for the vacant 40th state Senate district was set for May while the primary for election is scheduled for March, the governor announced Monday. The special election will be held May 17, according to a press release, and the primary is...
This fiscal cliff vote that happened on New Year’s Day — who the heck was representing the Imperial Valley? With Bob Filner gone, where was Juan Vargas? Didn’t he win the election to fill the seat? Can an entire district go without...
As our nation faced a “fiscal cliff” at the start of the new year, we were grabbed by the heels at nearly the last minute, a temporary rescue that solves some problems but once again puts off the tough decisions. If the fiscal cliff leap had...
Our country is deeply divided, split right down the middle on most every issue. There is likely one point where Americans, Republicans, Democrats, and Independents can all agree on: All sides must come together to solve the issues facing our country....
There was a great party atmosphere last week at the Democratic convention. The Kool-Aid was flowing in fountains. Speaker after speaker mounted the podium to spew the official slogan, “Forward!” I guess if you have lived through the last 3...
There is a way to solve the significant problems facing this country. That is through evaluation of options and most importantly, compromise. That means a full evaluation of the options, proposals from all sides of the political spectrum, and ultimately...
Staff WriterA letter urging Sens. Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer and U.S. Rep. Bob Filner to co-sponsor a bill allowing public-private partnerships to finance construction and maintenance of land border ports of entry could be signed by the Imperial County Board...
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