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Pavley Bill To Protect Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault Victims

Sen. Fran Pavley and DA Jackie Lacey teamed up for two pieces of legislation

A Santa Clarita Valley state legislator authored two public safety bills Thursday, officials said. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Calabasas, introduced two bills to address serious public safety issues, particularly for domestic violence and sexual assault victims, she said Thursday. SB 307 expands the potential use of criminal justice restraining ...

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UPDATE: N.M. Senator Introduces Own Bill, Calls Cemex ‘Dangerous Precedent’

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.

Updates with quotes from Cemex representative Sara Engdahl A New Mexico senator who claims to be an advocate for environmental causes said Monday he opposes the Cemex bill — which would prevent a 56 million ton sand-and-gravel mine from opening in the Santa Clarita Valley — because it sets a “dangerous precedent.” Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news ...

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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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Scott Wilk Named GOP Caucus Chair In Assembly

Assemblyman Scott Wilk is gearing up for his second term in Sacramento with several committee appointments that will help him serve his Santa Clarita Valley constituency, he said.

Courtesy of Assemblyman Scott Wilk’s office Assembly Member Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Assembly Republican Leader Kristin Olsen has appointed him to serve as Assembly Republican Caucus Chair for the 2015-16 Legislative Session. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “Kristin Olsen is an energetic and dynamic leader who has a positive vision ...

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Wilk Discusses Legislative Agenda, First-Day Bill AB 6

Assemblyman Scott Wilk is gearing up for his second term in Sacramento with several committee appointments that will help him serve his Santa Clarita Valley constituency, he said.

With state lawmakers starting new terms Monday, Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, mentioned a few of the discussions he expected on the legislative agenda, including one he wanted to start early. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Internet privacy, consumer protections on the web and the high speed rail were all items he expected ...

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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

Former Santa Clarita Valley Congressman Buck McKeon

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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