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Miller Statement on Proposed WIC Cuts in Agriculture Appropriations Bill

Miller Statement on Proposed WIC Cuts in Agriculture Appropriations Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In light of harmful cuts proposed by House Republicans, U.S. Rep. George Miller (D-CA), senior Democrat on the Education and the Workforce Committee, issued the following statement regarding the proposed cuts to the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program, the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). These cuts further the attack on poor and working class Americans outlined in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Contra Costa County, Health, Local News, Politics

Port of Oakland to Receive Federal Funding for Dredging Project

Port of Oakland to Receive Federal Funding for Dredging Project

Funding is vital to maintaining Port’s position as gateway for international trade Washington D.C. – Congresswoman Barbara Lee (CA-09) is pleased to announce that the Port of Oakland will receive $18 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the maintenance and operation of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening project. Congresswoman Lee hailed the funding, adding that it is vital to ensuring that the Port remains competitive in … Read entire article »

Filed under: Alameda County, Featured, Local News