As the year winds down, it is a good time to survey some of the most important issues in Washington affecting businesses in the San Fernando Valley and across America.
Legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden is a long-time San Fernando Valley resident. To commemorate his many accomplishments and his contributions to our community, I have introduced legislation to name the Reseda post office after the coach.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Brad Sherman announced Monday that he introduced legislation to name a post office after legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden, a long-time San Fernando Valley resident.
œPassing this bill through all the hoops in Congress should be a slam dunk, Sherman said.
Washington, D.C. - Congressman Brad Sherman at the White House on Wednesday commended President Bush for taking steps to improve public access to government records, but he said Congress should enact additional measures to strengthen the Freedom of Information Act.
VAN NUYS - Congressman Brad Sherman on Saturday saluted more than 50 soldiers of the 311th Corps Support Command Army Reserve unit based in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley who fought in Iraq and Afghanistan.
œI am grateful for the service and sacrifices made by citizen soldiers called up for active duty, Sherman said.
SHERMAN OAKS - Congressman Brad Sherman said home buyers in the San Fernando Valley will benefit from a higher cap announced Tuesday on the value of mortgages that may be purchased by government-backed enterprises designed to encourage home ownership.
Washington, D.C. - The House on Friday approved nearly $1 million for transportation and economic development projects in the San Fernando Valley, Congressman Brad Sherman announced.
Washington, D.C. - House Republicans are poised to hand out more tax breaks for the wealthy after voting 217 to 215 early Friday to cut $50 billion from student loans and health care for seniors, the disabled and poor.
Californians would bear the brunt of higher taxes on middle-class homeowners under a White House panel's plan to severely curb mortgage interest deductions.
The nine-member President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform recommended limiting the mortgage deduction as part of a proposal ostensibly designed to streamline the current income tax code.
Washington, D.C. - In a stinging rebuke to Republican leaders, the House on Thursday voted down a bill to cut $1.5 billion from critical education, health care and job training programs.