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Senator Martin Heinrich, Will You Be Our Santa Claus Or Scrooge?

Senator Martin Heinrich, Will You Be Our Santa Claus Or Scrooge?

Editor’s Note: This is an editorial letter from KHTS AM 1220 Co-owner Carl Goldman to Senator Martin Heinrich about HR 5472, the Cemex Bill. Original publish date: Dec. 14, 2014 at 11:34 a.m. Dear Senator Martin Heinrich, My wife and I own the only local radio station, KHTS-AM in our community of Santa Clarita. We serve 300,000 residents in suburban ...

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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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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 Cemex Bill Might Not Make Floor Vote

Santa Clarita Cemex bill is in danger of not making it to the House floor for a vote, officials said

A Cemex bill that would prevent a massive mine from moving to the Santa Clarita Valley is in danger of not making to the floor for a vote, officials said Wednesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Congressman Howard Buck Mckeon, R-Santa Clarita, told Santa Clarita Councilman Bob Kellar on Wednesday his Cemex bill ...

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Santa Clarita Sees New Promise In Cemex Legislation

Santa Clarita officials shed light recently on an approval made Tuesday expected to further the city’s effort to support Cemex legislation -- and avoid a major mine moving to the Santa Clarita Valley.

Santa Clarita officials shed light recently on an approval made Tuesday expected to further the city’s effort to support Cemex legislation — and avoid a major mine moving to the Santa Clarita Valley. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., introduced a “zero score” bill recently, a major step forward for ...

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Santa Clarita Looks At Sale To Help Cemex Legislation

Bob Kellar testifies in front of a Senate committee on the importance of Cemex

Santa Clarita is set to discuss whether it will authorize a land sale in support of Cemex legislation to prevent a sand-and-gravel mine from moving in next to the city. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “The item thats on the agenda is for the council to consider whether or not at some point in the future, it ...

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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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Bipartisan Call Urges Congressman Buck McKeon To Act On Cemex Mine

Bipartisan Call Urges Congressman Buck McKeon To Act On Cemex Mine

A pair of candidates for the 25th Congressional District seat held by Congressman Buck McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, and a state assemblyman are calling on McKeon to stop an aggregate mine in Canyon Country by reviving a tact he tried in 2001. A letter sent by state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, and Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, urged McKeon “to submit an amendment to the Defense Authorization Bill that would declare State Highway 14 a ‘national defense asset’ that would ban the CEMEX mega-mine from moving forward,” the letter stated. In 2001, amendment language on the Highway 14 move was accepted, however it was pulled from the bill during conference committee, Wilk said.

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