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San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on One Year Since Hurricane Maria

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement marking one year since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: “A full year after Hurricane Maria wreaked unprecedented devastation and suffering in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, our fellow Americans are still struggling to heal, rebuild and recover. … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on One Year Since Hurricane Maria

San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Larry Kudlow Admitting to New GOP Plan to Slash Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement after Larry Kudlow, President Trump’s hand-picked Director of the National Economic Council, said that Republicans would move to cut ‘the larger entitlements… probably next year’: “Yet again, a top GOP official has blurted out the truth of Republicans’ plan to slash Medicare, Medicaid and … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Larry Kudlow Admitting to New GOP Plan to Slash Medicare, Medicaid & Social Security

SAN FRANCISCO | US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

SAN FRANCISCO — Restaurants must pay waiters and bartenders minimum wage when they are engaged in tasks such as cleaning toilets that are unrelated to their main jobs and do not offer tips, a divided U.S. appeals court ruled Tuesday. At issue in the decision by an 11-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | US appeals court rules for bartenders, waiters in tip fight

SAN FRANCISCO | California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

SAN FRANCISCO  — Pharmaceutical giant AbbVie illegally plied doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world’s best-selling drugs, Humira, despite its potentially deadly complications, a California official said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The lawsuit by the state’s insurance commissioner accuses the company of a far-reaching kickback scheme that led doctors … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira

San Francisco | Pelosi Sends Letter to Speaker Ryan Urging a Vote on VAWA Reauthorization Act

San Francisco – Today, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan urging him to bring the VAWA Reauthorization Act to the House Floor, which would strengthen and expand the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)’s critical protections to include vulnerable communities. With VAWA expiring on September 30, House Republicans’ decision to include … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Sends Letter to Speaker Ryan Urging a Vote on VAWA Reauthorization Act

San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Allegations Regarding Brett Kavanaugh

San Francisco – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the allegations regarding Judge Brett Kavanaugh: “I applaud the courage of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to come forward to share her story. As we continue to learn more about these allegations against Judge Kavanaugh, we must ensure that Dr. Ford’s rights to justice and … Continue reading San Francisco | Pelosi Statement on Allegations Regarding Brett Kavanaugh

SAN FRANCISCO | California governor: Trump a fool on climate legacy

SAN FRANCISCO  — California Gov. Jerry Brown started his global climate summit Thursday by saying President Donald Trump will likely be remembered as a liar and a fool when it comes to the environment. Brown, a Democrat, and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at a news conference on the first full day … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | California governor: Trump a fool on climate legacy

SAN FRANCISCO | Bigger, pricier iPhone expected at Apple event Wednesday

SAN FRANCISCO— Apple is expected to showcase three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product’s appeal amid slowing sales. Most of the buzz is swirling around a rumored iPhone with a screen that’s bigger than the one on last year’s dramatically designed … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Bigger, pricier iPhone expected at Apple event Wednesday