A group of about 20 constituents from Republican Congressman David Valadao's 21st District gather Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at his Hanford office and call for him to stand against repealing Obamacare, building a south border wall and other GOP actions.
Protesters voices filled the air with discontent regarding Rep. Devin Nunes, during his appearance at TorNino’s Banquet for a meeting on water. Nunes did not face the protesters, slipping in a rear entrance of the banquet hall.
A group of "raging grannies" sing a song in support of the environment on Blackstone Avenue, in front of a banquet hall where the congressman is talking about water to a meeting of ag lenders. The women are among more than 300 people in the peaceful (but noisy) protest.
Protesters call for an investigation by Rep. Devin Nunes, following the resignation of Michael Flynn as national security adviser, of Flynn’s ties to Russia, and calling for Nunes’ resignation as chairman of the House intelligence committee if he refuses to investigate, on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 in Clovis, California.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced on Monday during a visit to state Department of Justice facilities in Fresno, California, that California joined 15 other states in filing an amicus brief opposing President Donald Trump's immigration executive order. The filing supports Washington state's lawsuit, which states that parts of the executive order that target people from Muslim-majority countries are unconstitutional.
California Assemblymen Joaquin Arambula, D-Kingsburg, and Devon Mathis, R-Tulare, offer opposing views of the farmworker overtime bill that was sent to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk. Agricultural workers already receive some overtime pay under California law thanks to a 2002 state directive that entitles them to extra wages if they work more than 10 hours in a day or more than 60 hours in a week. AB 1066 will expand that to bring it more in line with other industries, offering time-and-a-half pay for working more than eight hours in a day or 40 in a week and double pay for working more than 12 hours a day. Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday, Sept. 12, that he had signed the bill into law.
California Gov. Jerry Brown wants to pass a ballot measure to make certain nonviolent felons eligible for early release. He scolded Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Sims in a voicemail for what he called a “malicious” mailer opposing the measure. The Sacramento Bee obtained the voicemail.
Rep. Jim Costa, D-Fresno, spoke during House Democrats' sit-in for gun-control legislation Wednesday, June 23, 2016. Costa brought up the Tuesday night shooting in Fresno that killed 20-month-old Rashad Halford Jr.