Composite photo of Rep. Jim Costa and the Capitol

Will 2018 Bring a Walkover Win for Democrat Costa?

Opinion by Bill McEwen Things are looking good for Democratic Congressman Jim Costa of Fresno — even with Donald Trump in the White House and Republicans in control of the House of Representatives and Senate. Costa told me Wednesday that h...

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: 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...

Valadao Says Trump Help on Water “‘A Struggle”

Congressmen David Valadao (R-Hanford) and Jim Costa (D-Fresno) spoke at a water forum at Fresno State today (April 12). They presented the Gazarian Real Estate Center updates on federal water projects and dealing with the bureaucracy. After the event, GV Wi...

Costa talks inauguration, water

Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) spoke at the downtown Fresno Martin Luther King Day rally on Monday. He took time out to talk with the media in an impromptu Q & A. He said he is attending inauguration o...