Wilk’s illegal dumping bill moves receives committee approval

State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced Thursday his bill looking to crack down on illegal dumping has passed the Assembly Committee on Public Safety.  Senate Bill 409, co-authored by senators Jim Nielson, R-Tehama; Anthony Portantino, D-La Cañada Flintridge; and Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, would require that property owners obtain

SCV lawmakers respond to passage of ACA5

Come November, California voters will decide whether to repeal the state’s 24-year-old ban on affirmative action at the ballot box after lawmakers, including all four

Garcia receives House committee assignments

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, announced Wednesday he has received his House committee assignments.  The congressman, who joined the House in mid-May as California’s 25th

SCV lawmakers weigh in on new state budget

The California Senate and Assembly on Monday approved the state’s new spending plan that rejects many of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s proposed cuts, including in public