The success of our nation’s economy is based in part on the investments the federal government makes. These investments spur economic activity and create jobs.Read More
In the wake of yet another devastating mass-casualty incident, this time in Parkland, Florida, educational leaders across the nation are calling for new gun-safety laws so that teachers and support personnel can focus on nurturing, mentoring, and inspiring students — not tasked with keeping them safe from school shootings.Read More
By Gary London [Editor’s note: This editorial first appeared in the Voice of San Diego on Feb. 28. View the original article at bit.ly/2HgkmiI.] San Diego Unified School District allows parents to choose schools for their children in neighborhoods where they do not live. For the district, this is a remedy to back-fill spaces not being used. For parents, it’s an opportunity to send their children to schools where they believe the education is better.Read More
By Rep. Susan A. Davis Women have been fighting for their rights throughout this nation’s history. As a woman who has been active in women’s empowerment as a leader with the League of Women Voters in the 1970s, I’m moved to see that women are more motivated and inspired than they have been in many years. We are not going anywhere — we are only stronger now. We are fighting back against pervasive harassment and […]Read More
By Rep. Susan A. Davis
The first session of the 115th Congress is coming to a close. While it is unacceptable that so many things were left to do, there were a few legislative achievements.
First on that must-do list is passing a measure to protect the Dreamers. It is unconscionable that young people and their families live in fear of deportation when they have demonstrated their commitment to be model citizens.Read More
By Paul Downey
The air is chilly. You’re humming holiday songs. You’re calculating how much vacation time you’ve accrued. The holiday season has arrived! Amid the festivities, it’s time to decide on end-of-year donations.
But in today’s segmented world, with countless charities for every cause, how do you pick the right one? For starters, look for groups with strong leadership who operate by a mission that matches your passions or beliefs, and of course, make sure your charity of choice is fiscally responsible, ethical and effective.Read More