State News

More Rain Amid Climate Change? It Could Happen

UC Riverside Climatologist Challenges Conventional Thinking Many people in the Valley are worried about the prospect of climate change resulting in more frequent, more intense and longer droughts in California...
Republicans are pushing to recall California Sen. Josh Allen for his backing of the gas tax hike.

Recall is Latest Stinky Political Mess in Sacramento

California Republicans would like nothing more than to mount a successful recall of Josh Newman.  He is a Democratic state senator from conservative Orange County who won the traditionally Republican-held seat ...

From Washington: Costa Breaks with Dems on Water

When the House of Representatives voted on the Gaining Responsibility on Water (GROW) Act last month, only one California Democrat voted in favor of the bill authored by Hanford Republican David Valadao. He was...

From Washington: Denham on Water, Immigration

Continuing GV Wire’s coverage in Washington, D.C., we speak with Valley Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Turlock/Modesto). We touch on what comes next for H.R. 23, the GROW Act by fellow Valley congressman (and offic...

Adam Schiff on Sanctions, Iran, Immigration

President Trump signed into law today (August 2) a bill sanctioning Iran, North Korea and Russia, albeit reluctantly. “While I favor tough measures to punish and deter aggressive and destabilizing behavior b...

From Washington: McCarthy on Water Bill

GV Wire spoke with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) at the U.S. Capitol about his thoughts on H.R. 23. The water bill, carried by Hanford Republican David Valadao, now heads to the U.S. Sena...