Articles Tagged With ‘Barack Obama’




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California suffers ‘first casualty of the Trump presidency’

California is tabling its plan to allow illegal immigrants to buy health insurance from the exchange created by the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. Though congressional Republicans have launched an effort to repeal Obamacare, a California lawmaker is... (Continue reading)

California seeking to enroll illegal immigrants in Obamacare

California’s state health care exchange has sent an application to the federal government seeking permission to sell insurance to illegal immigrants. The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, prohibits illegal immigrants from buying health insurance through state exchanges. In... (Continue reading)

How California congressmen voted on Syrian refugee bill

Eight House Democrats from California crossed party lines Thursday and voted for a bill that will make it difficult for the Obama Administration to carry out its plan to resettle refugees from Syria and Iraq in the United States. [LA... (Continue reading)

Obama ordering restrictions on police militarization

U.S. President Barack Obama plans to issue an order Monday banning federal authorities from providing certain types of military-style equipment to local police departments. [New York Times] Obama is expected to prohibit police departments from using federal funds to acquire... (Continue reading)

Is Capps upset with Obama?

Central Coast Rep. Lois Capps praised President Barack Obama for his State of the Union address Tuesday night, but took an uncharacteristic jab at the commander in chief for passing over the subject of gun control. Capps credited Obama with... (Continue reading)

Domestic spying drying Obama support

The Obama administration’s penchant for massive spying operations aimed at American citizens has cost him dearly in California support, a recent Field Poll shows. (San Jose Mercury News) Obama dropped 10 percent in favorability — from 62 percent to 52... (Continue reading)

Health insurance fee looms

A new $1 fee will be charged by the federal government to your health insurance plan starting Jan. 1, the result of a largely unheralded provision of President Obama’s health care law. [SFChronicle] The annual fee, assessed to each person... (Continue reading)

Emails reveal Hill’s battle with COLAB and Blakeslee

San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill’s continuing battle with state Senator Sam Blakeslee and the Coalition for Labor, Agriculture and Business (COLAB) came to light Tuesday following the release of emails under a California Public Records Act request by... (Continue reading)

Osama bin Laden is dead

Nearly a decade after the September 11 attacks, Osama bin Laden is dead and the United States says it has his body. A U.S. military action conducted in Pakistan resulted in the death of bin Laden, President Barack Obama said... (Continue reading)

Voting No on Maldonado

BY PEDRO NAVA I will be voting NO to confirm Senator Abel Maldonado to the second highest constitutional office in the State of California, a heartbeat from the Governor, that of Lieutenant Governor. Much has been made of his congenial... (Continue reading)



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