Recent News in the 13th District

March 25, 2015

Los Angeles Times: Money collected from ratepayers and earmarked for pipeline safety was instead spent on executive pay raises by the state's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric Co., in the months before a deadly pipeline explosion in 2010, lawmakers were told Wednesday.

March 25, 2015

Consumer Affairs: Realistically, there's no getting rid of the license plate scanners and other cheap, ubiquitous recording devices already blanketing the public sphere — they will only grow more numerous as the technology continues improving. But it is possible to put legal limits on how much of this data police and other agencies can collect, or how long they can keep it.

March 23, 2015

Mercury News: Following the lead of local governments, U.S. Rep Anna Eshoo, along with state Assemblyman Rich Gordon and state Sen. Jerry Hill, has requested funds from state and federal agencies to help preserve Buena Vista Mobile Home Park as a source of affordable housing.

March 20, 2015

Sacramento Bee: With California committed to several billion dollars for a handful of massive state-technology overhauls, an annual ritual has returned to the Capitol: hearings into why big-bucks IT projects fail.