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Public highly engaged in city council meeting

Santa Clarita’s city council chambers were brimming with citizens for the Tuesday night council meeting, as many citizens took advantage of opportunities for public participation. A large portion of the meeting was devoted to discussion...

UPDATE: White House pulls Republican healthcare plan

The Republican party’s new bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act was pulled Friday afternoon. All Democrats in Congress opposed the bill, leaving the Republicans trying to gather enough support for the plan...

Knight still believes Trump should release tax returns

Despite speculation otherwise, Rep. Steve Knight stands by his belief that President Trump should release his tax returns. As his March 4 town hall meeting in Palmdale came to a close, constituents chanted for the...
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Knight talks political climate with COC students

Congressman Steve Knight visited College of the Canyons Monday afternoon to respond to political science students’ questions and concerns about the state and federal government. About 30 students gathered to get answers from the representative,...

Amendment proposes lowering California voting age

A new assembly bill would give more California high school seniors the opportunity to exercise their right to vote, Senator Henry Stern’s office announced Friday. Assembly Constitutional Amendment 10, co-authored by Stern, would lower the...

Senate bill would eliminate income tax for California teachers

In light of the increasing teacher shortage in California, Senators Henry Stern and Cathleen Galgiani announced the Teacher Recruitment and Retention Act. If passed, Senate Bill 807 would eliminate all state income tax for teachers...

Legislative committee talks water company merger

Among other financially impactful decisions, the City Council Legislative Committee discussed the merger of two Santa Clarita water districts at their meeting Friday morning. The committee is comprised of Mayor Cameron Smyth and Councilman Bob...

Public hearing will discuss low-income residents’ needs

In an effort to determine the needs of the low income community in Santa Clarita, the city administered a Community Needs Assessment survey, the results of which will be open for a public hearing...

City’s next steps for Measure H

Measure H, the homeless initiative, passed early Wednesday morning with just over the two-thirds majority voted needed to do so. It was the only item on the ballot in Santa Clarita. Those in favor of the...

Katie Hill announces candidacy for congress

Santa Clarita native Katie Hill announced her decision to run for representative of the 25th district on Wednesday morning. Congressman Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) currently represents the district. Hill highlighted her campaign’s focus on family, education, jobs...