Mental Health and Drug Abuse – A Dual Issue

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) As a member of the Assembly Health Committee and the bi-partisan Mental Health Caucus, I have seen how the critical problem of co-occurring disorders, mental health and drug addiction, leads to increasing crime and homelessness and ultimately impacts safety throughout California. This session I have introduced two bills which will […]

Dear Mr. President

You say you were so moved by the images of children suffering from the recent chemical weapons attack that you were compelled to take action. So I must ask you Mr. President, Were you moved by the images of the body of a young child washed up on the shore of a Turkish beach?  Did you […]

Opposing gas tax hikes on hardworking Californians

SACRAMENTO – “I stand with our low-income residents, our veterans, our women balancing multiple jobs in single parent households, our underserved, the middle income worker, the disabled, our hardworking Californians and small business owners in opposition to increasing gas taxes and vehicle fees, already among the highest in the nation.” said Assemblymember Marie Waldron. “California’s worn out, insufficient […]

Supervisor Horn showcases public safety in North County

SAN DIEGO – San Diego County Supervisor Bill Horn praised the hard work and dedication of North County’s public safety officers during his 18th Annual State of the North County Address April 4. The event was held at the San Marcos Regional Emergency Training Facility and included demonstrations from the Sheriff’s Department’s bomb squad and […]

What does Paul know that Hunter and Issa do not?

In the last election cycle, dozens of Congressional Republicans (but no Democrats) received substantial campaign contributions from Comcast. They returned the favor recently by voting to repeal FCC rules that protect your internet privacy, by a resolution approved by President Trump. Comcast and other wireless or cable companies may now sell your internet browsing history, […]

Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease

Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease

Assemblymember Marie Waldron AD-75 (R) As with so many issues involving medical research and healthcare, San Diego County is ground zero in the battle against Alzheimer’s Disease. That’s why I was so pleased to help moderate “A Community Discussion on Alzheimer’s,” sponsored by Biocom and Biogen. All aspects of the disease were covered, including its […]

Hunter should resign

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Back in 1992 former Congressman Duncan Hunter was found to have had 399 overdrafts on his congressional house bank account. Now the former congressmen’s son sitting Congressman Duncan Hunter Jr. is under criminal investigation by the justice department for using over $60,000 of campaign funds for personal […]

March 29 to be permanently recognized as National Vietnam War Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Bipartisan legislation authored by Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) and Senator Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) permanently designating March 29 as National Vietnam War Veterans Day has been signed into law by President Trump. The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act represents the first federal statute recognizing the bravery and sacrifice of veterans who served during the […]

Scoop! ‘Health care is complicated’

Anyone who had any knowledge about the debacle of losing our hospital can vouch for the complexity if healthcare. What’s scary is the ignorance of healthcare among the people who are supposed to be reconstructing it subsequent to the ACA. A lot of Congressmen are getting a shocking education in healthcare, even though the debates […]

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