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UPDATE: Cemex Bill Failure Prompts Cemex To Move Forward On Mine

Santa Clarita city officials plan to continue their fight for a Cemex bill in the next legislative session, despite the 113th Congress giving little cause for cheer to officials who’ve been trying to avoid a large-scale mine moving to the SCV for years.

Adds quotes from city of Santa Clarita With the 113th Congress failing to stop a large-scale mine moving to the Santa Clarita Valley, Cemex appears ready to start moving forward on their mining contracts. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The Senate closed up shop for the holidays Tuesday night, after a flurry of last-minute ...

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N.M. Senator’s Hold Threatens Santa Clarita-Cemex Bill

After years of meetings in D.C. conference rooms, a seven-year partnership and about $12 million in lobbying efforts, the city of Santa Clarita’s hopes of stopping a 56 million-ton sand-and-gravel mine from opening next door are in jeopardy due to a New Mexico senator’s legislative hold, officials said Saturday. Photo courtesy of SCVnews.com

After years of meetings in D.C. conference rooms, a seven-year partnership and about $12 million in effort, the Cemex bill — the city of Santa Clarita’s last hope for stopping a 56 million-ton sand-and-gravel mine from opening next door — is in jeopardy due to a New Mexico senator’s legislative hold, officials said Saturday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered ...

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Santa Clarita Awaits Senate Vote On Cemex Bill

After years of meetings in D.C. conference rooms, a seven-year partnership and about $12 million in lobbying efforts, the city of Santa Clarita’s hopes of stopping a 56 million-ton sand-and-gravel mine from opening next door are in jeopardy due to a New Mexico senator’s legislative hold, officials said Saturday. Photo courtesy of SCVnews.com

Photo courtesy of SCVNews.com While the House’s passage of the Soledad Canyon Settlement Act, also known as H.R. 5472, was a big win for Santa Clarita and others opposed to SCV mining, those in support of the move aren’t in the clear, yet. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The next few days ...

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BREAKING: House Passes McKeon Cemex Bill To Stop Mine

Santa Clarita city officials plan to continue their fight for a Cemex bill in the next legislative session, despite the 113th Congress giving little cause for cheer to officials who’ve been trying to avoid a large-scale mine moving to the SCV for years.

Ed. note: This is a breaking news story and more details will be reported as soon as they’re available. Updates with quotes from Sen. Boxer, Cemex and Santa Clarita. The House passed a Cemex bill Thursday authored by Congressman Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, he told KHTS AM-1220. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. McKeon ...

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McKeon Did Not Submit Bill For Cemex

Santa Clarita Valley officials expressed frustration Thursday at Congressman Howard Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, for his failure to include a Cemex bill in the National Defense Authorization Act.

Congress voted Thursday to pass the National Defense Authorization Act without a Cemex bill, despite efforts by Santa Clarita Mayor Laurene Weste and future SCV congressman, state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, said Thursday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Congressman-elect Steve Knight, who’s set to take McKeon’s place in January, said he made efforts to try ...

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McKeon Reintroduces Cemex Bill To House

Santa Clarita Valley officials expressed frustration Thursday at Congressman Howard Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, for his failure to include a Cemex bill in the National Defense Authorization Act.

Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, re-introduced a Cemex bill to help stop a longterm sand and gravel mine just outside of the eastern border of Santa Clarita. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. H.R. 5742, introduced Wednesday, is expected to have similar language to one already introduced by Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., ...

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McKeon To Sell Santa Clarita Valley Home

Roll Call Ranks Lawmakers’ Wealth Worth Through Disclosures

One day after the Nov. 4 election, Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon’s Santa Clarita Valley home showed up for sale on the local Multiple Listing Service. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “My understanding is that he has listed his home for sale,” Morris Thomas, McKeon’s Santa Clarita Valley representative, said Wednesday. The Westridge home on ...

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Buck McKeon Makes Statement On Ebola

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Courtesy of Congressman Howard Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita: Dear Friends, With kids settled into the school year and the early stages of flu season upon us, late October is always a time when families are trying to keep their loved ones healthy. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Over the course of the ...

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Margo Hudson, Brett Walter Join SMO Board

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Margo Hudson, manager for Closet on Main, has joined the Single Mothers Outreach (SMO) board of directors in October 2014, according to officials. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “Margo is an icon in Santa Clarita. Most know her as the fashionably dressed woman who owned Margo’s clothing boutique for 36 years”, said ...

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Political Blog Ranks Lawmakers’ Wealth Through Disclosures

Roll Call Ranks Lawmakers’ Wealth Worth Through Disclosures

A political blog post on Roll Call listed Congressman Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, as the fourth poorest U.S. congressional representative, according to a report by Steven Dennis for Hannah Hess’ Hill Blotter. The blog post lists Darrell Issa, R-San Diego, whose worth is estimated at around $357 million, as No. 1 out of our nation’s 535 members of Congress, according ...

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