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CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY PASSES RESOLUTION CALLING FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO OVERTURN CITIZENS UNITED

 
California could bthird State in nation to adopt such a resolution 
 
March 25, 2012 (Sacramento)--California is well in stride to be the third state to call for a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission decision, which allows corporations to spend unlimited amounts of money in an attempt to influence elections. The California Assembly passed a resolution – by a 48-22 vote – calling for an amendment, sending the measure to the California Senate.

HOUSE PASSES HUNTER AMENDMENT TO NAME NAVY SHIP AFTER SERGEANT PERALTA


 

 

 


May 28, 2011 (Washington) --The House of Representatives has passed an amendment  offered by Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine), a member of the House Armed Services Committee, directing the Secretary of the Navy to name the next available ship after Marine Corps Sergeant Rafael Peralta.  Hunter offered the amendment during House consideration of the Fiscal Year 2012 National Defense Authorization Act.