Senate passes $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill
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Senate passes $2 trillion COVID-19 stimulus bill

With a unanimous Senate vote late Wednesday, a $2-trillion stimulus package is now headed to the House, where they will discuss a spending bill aimed at shielding the economy from…

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SCV reps update status of bills on last day of 2019 legislative session
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SCV reps update status of bills on last day of 2019 legislative session

Friday marked the end of the 2019 legislative session for elected officials representing the Santa Clarita Valley and the rest of California.  As senators and Assembly members kept busy voting…

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City Council to consider supporting, opposing several pieces of legislation
Santa Clarita City Hall is located on the 23900 block of Valencia Blvd. File Photo

City Council to consider supporting, opposing several pieces of legislation

The Santa Clarita City Council will consider Tuesday whether to support or oppose a handful of bills and resolutions, including the federal St. Francis Dam memorial bill. After the awards…

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McLean and Smyth will represent Santa Clarita at the League of California Cities conference
Smyth and McLean will attend the League's conference in September.

McLean and Smyth will represent Santa Clarita at the League of California Cities conference

Mayor Pro Tem Marsha McLean and Councilman Cameron Smyth will be part of Los Angeles County’s delegation at the League of California Cities conference in September.

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Stern bill with gun restrictions for juvenile offenders passes Senate
Henry Stern, 27th District State Senator. Courtesy photo

Stern bill with gun restrictions for juvenile offenders passes Senate

The state Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 1281, the Juvenile Gun Safety Act by Sen. Henry Stern, D-Canoga Park, on Thursday. The bill, supported by law enforcement and student activist…

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Santa Clarita reports more than $12M in costs for Cemex fight
The Cemex mining site in Canyon Country. Dan Watson/The Signal

Santa Clarita reports more than $12M in costs for Cemex fight

The city of Santa Clarita has spent approximately $12.15 million in fighting Cemex, the company hoping to excavate millions of tons of sand and gravel from an area just outside…

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Knight bill aims to level federal contract playing field for small businesses

New bipartisan legislation co-sponsored by Rep. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, aims to make small businesses more competitive when vying for a federal contract. Backers of the Change Order Transparency for Federal…

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Knight: Cemex mine, infrastructure, among 2018 priorities
Signal File Photo: Congressman Steve Knight speaks about his work in Washington during a public meeting. Dan Watson/For the Signal

Knight: Cemex mine, infrastructure, among 2018 priorities

Representative Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said last week he’s had a positive year for legislation, but has already outlined several top priorities for the new year. The two-term congressman said he…

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