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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 Rep. Jim Costa of Fresno. Recently, Costa invi...

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. Senate, where it faces an uncertain future. However...

From Washington: The Next Battle For Water

Any Valley resident or farmer will tell you, where the water flows, food grows. It was July 12 that the latest Congressional effort to provide water for Central Valley farmers passed the House of Representat...

Why California Doesn’t Fund Bert & Ernie

Here’s a quiz: Which politician saved public broadcasting in his state? Governor-now-Vice President Mike Pence from deep red Indiana? Or Governor Jerry Brown from the leftist of the left, California? ...

Exclusive Talk with Antonio Villaraigosa

The race for governor runs through Fresno. Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa paid another visit Monday afternoon (July 24), meeting with about 40 business people, educators and farmers, listening to their concerns. Afterward, Villaraigosa sat do...

Lt. Gov. Hopeful Makes Fresno Stop

Visiting with a tableful of supporters, Lieutenant Governor hopeful Eleni Kounalakis visited Fresno on Friday morning. The stop is part of a road tour that is taking her to all parts of the state in advance of ...

The Grizzlies’ Versatile Tyler White

Tyler White is the Fresno Grizzlies’ Mr. Versatility. So far in the 2017 season, White has played all four infield positions. He even mopped up in relief in a lopsided game one time. Although he has spent most of his games at third base, White talks to G...
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