Presidential Weekly Address: Honoring Our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/23/2015 09:18 AM
Washington, DC...Hi, everybody. This weekend is Memorial Day—a time to pay tribute to all our men and women in uniform who’ve ever given their lives so that we can live in freedom and security. This year, the holiday is especially meaningful. It’s the first Memorial Day since our war ended in Afghanistan.
The Calaveras County Board Of Supervisors Are Back In Action Today
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/12/2015 08:21 AM
San Andreas, CA...The Supervisors are back in action with a full schedule. They start things off with a closed session on a legal case between the county and a medical marijuana collective. The public portion of the meeting starts at 9am with proclamations of mental health awareness month and poppy month. The full agenda is enclosed...
Presidential Weekly Address: Weekly Address: Honoring the 70th Anniversary of V-E Day
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/09/2015 07:00 AM
Washington, DC...Hello, everybody. Today marks an historic anniversary—70 years since the Allied victory in Europe during World War II. On V-E Day after the Nazi surrender, people swarmed the streets of London and Paris and Moscow, and the cloud of fear that had hung for so many years finally lifted. Here at home, from small towns to Times Square, crowds gathered in celebration, singing and dancing with joy. There would still be three more months of deadly fighting in the Pacific. But for a few hours, the world rejoiced in the hope of peace...
Sacramento, CA...Senator Tom Berryhill (R-Twain Harte) is pleased to announce the winners of the 41st annual Capitol Frog Jump. Elected officials, legislative staffers, media and members of the public jockeyed their frogs in hopes of winning the coveted trophies. There are three winning categories: longest, shortest and media jump. There were no flies in the ointment this year. Every jump was spectacular - some more so than others. Trophies and bragging rights were awarded to winners of the following categories...
Calaveras County Republican Party To Meet May 13th At Greenhorn Creek
Posted by: thepinetree on 05/05/2015 03:44 PM
Angels Camp, CA...Calaveras County Republican Party General Meeting. Wednesday, May 13, 2015. 6:00 PM. Fireside Room, Greenhorn Creek 711 McCauley Ranch Road, Angels Camp. All Republicans are welcome to attend
Washington, DC...I join the people of the United States in expressing our deepest condolences to all of those affected by today's earthquake in Nepal, including the families of those who died in Nepal, India, China, and Bangladesh. We are working closely with the government of Nepal to provide assistance and support. Ambassador Bodde has issued a disaster declaration in order to immediately release an initial $1 million for humanitarian assistance. USAID is preparing to deploy a Disaster Assistance Response Team and is activating an Urban Search and Rescue Team to accompany disaster experts and assist with assessments of the situation...
Presidential Weekly Address: Fighting for Trade Deals that Put American Workers First
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/26/2015 08:16 AM
Washington, DC...Hi, everybody. I’ve talked a lot lately about why new trade deals are important to our economy. Today, I want to talk about why new trade deals are important to our values. They’re vital to middle-class economics -- the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, everyone does their fair share, and everyone plays by the same set of rules...
Stop Draining New Melones for Environmental Purposes ~ By Calaveras County Republican Party
Posted by: thepinetree on 04/24/2015 07:38 AM
Angels Camp, CA...Severe drought conditions plague California and the governor has mandated that residents conserve water. Meanwhile, two entities, the Bureau of Reclamation (which is responsible for storing our water) and the California State Water Resources Control Board (which is responsible for monitoring our water resources) have chosen to ignore these challenging drought conditions and release billions of gallons of water from New Melones Reservoir for Environmental Purposes!