Legislation would restrict H-1B visas

Legislation would restrict H-1B visas By Kate Morrissey | UnionTribune.com Companies that depend on H-1B visas for a substantial part of their workforce may have a tougher time hiring more as Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, has introduced legislation to restrict loopholes in their application process. His proposal comes after Southern California Edison laid off about […]

Feds brace for new drone rules to take flight

Feds brace for new drone rules to take flight  By Melanie Zanona | TheHill.com The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is preparing for a swarm of drone applications when the first ever rule permitting small, routine drone flights goes into effect on Monday. The FAA said more than 3,000 people have already pre-registered to take the test required to fly unmanned aircraft systems […]

Feds Spend $50,400 for Book on Human Relationships With Old Trees

Feds Spend $50,400 for Book on Human Relationships With Old Trees  By Elizabeth Harrington | FreeBeacon.com The National Endowment for the Humanities is spending over $50,000 to publish a book about the relationships between humans and trees. The grant to Stony Brook University in New York was one of nearly 300 new projects approved by the agency […]

Outside of Capital Hill, Reps. focus on casework

Outside of Capital Hill, Reps. focus on casework By Josh Stewart | SanDiegoUnionTribune.com While casework doesn’t get as much attention as floor speeches, votes or campaigning, it represents a significant part of what members do and is a part of nearly every staff member’s workload. It’s a mainstay of their district offices. The work is […]

REP. DARRELL ISSA CLERKS AT G&M OIL

nacsonline.com The California Republican congressman discussed credit card security while ringing up customers. OCEANSIDE, Calif. – U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) rolled up his sleeves and checked out customers at G&M Oil in Oceanside, Calif., the San Diego Union-Tribune reports. NACS invited the incumbent congressman to see what a day is like at a local […]

Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall Endorses Darrell Issa for Congress

Congressman Darrell Issa is today announcing the endorsement of Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall for his re-election to California’s 49th Congressional District. The endorsement comes as a strong showing of support for the proven record of results Congressman Issa has produced for the local community. “Congressman Issa has been an invaluable asset to us here in Carlsbad,” […]

Aetna will leave most Obamacare exchanges, projecting losses

Aetna will leave most Obamacare exchanges, projecting losses By Carolyn Y. Johnson | WashingtonPost.com Aetna, the nation’s third largest health insurer, announced Monday night that it will dramatically pull back from the marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act,  cutting its participation from 15 states to four next year. Aetna’s announcement is the latest signal by large insurers […]

Tech and beer: Congressman samples local startup life

Tech and beer: Congressman samples local startup life By Jennifer Van Grove | SanDiegoUnionTribune A congressman walks into bar … Well, technically, a brewery. And it was on official D.C. business, as Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Vista, toured a variety of area upstarts as part of Startup Day Across America. Now in its fourth year, the day […]

SD Chamber Endorses Issa, Hickey, Democrat Atkins

SD Chamber Endorses Issa, Hickey, Democrat Atkins By Ken Stone | TimesOfSanDiego.com Winning chamber backing are Republican Rep. Darrell Issa for re-election in the 49th Congressional District, Democrat Assembly Speaker Emeritus Toni Atkins for state Senate and Deputy District Attorney Robert Hickey, a GOP member, for San Diego city attorney. “As we move forward towards the November elections, the chamber […]