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Roll Call
Hill Salary Increase Proposal Won't Amount to Muchof staff pay stagnation in part due to lawmakers who wanted to make a show of a
Hill Salary Increase Proposal Won't Amount to Much
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
of staff pay stagnation in part due to lawmakers who wanted to make a show of austerity during tight budget years, said Sam Farr, a retiring Democratic House member from California. "We are really doing a disservice to our institution by not... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Hundreds Turn Out to Vent About Noisy Airplaneswas that the noise disturbs sleep and the ability to get work done at home. U.
Hundreds Turn Out to Vent About Noisy Airplanes
NBC Bay Area / Posted yesterday
was that the noise disturbs sleep and the ability to get work done at home. U.S. Reps. Jackie Speier, Anna Eshoo and Sam Farr will study possible solutions before they present proposals to the FAA. Some have filed lawsuits while others were... Read more
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International Business Times
Hackers bring down US House Democrats' websites following gun control sit-in affected, are representatives Earl Blumenauer, John Carney, Rosa DeLauro, Lloyd
Hackers bring down US House Democrats' websites following gun control sit-in
International Business Times / Posted 2 days ago
affected, are representatives Earl Blumenauer, John Carney, Rosa DeLauro, Lloyd Doggett, Tammy Duckworth, Donna Edwards, Sam Farr, Tulsi Gabbard, Alan Grayson, Marcy Kaptur, William Keating, John Larson, Jim McDermott, Richard Neal, Ed... Read more
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East Bay Express
Congress Moves to Legalize Cannabis Banking, ResearchAndy Harris from Maryland, Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer, Virginia Republican
Congress Moves to Legalize Cannabis Banking, Research
East Bay Express / Posted 2 days ago
Andy Harris from Maryland, Oregon Democrat Earl Blumenauer, Virginia Republican H. Morgan Griffith, and California Democrat Sam Farr introduced the Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2016, which would remove barriers to cannabis research. A group of... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Help enact common sense gun controlwere killed and 231 were injured. Stand with me to enact common-sense gun cont
Help enact common sense gun control
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
were killed and 231 were injured. Stand with me to enact common-sense gun control to make our communities safer. — Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel Comprehensive gun control is badly needed Once again, following the tragic shooting in Orlando, gun... Read more
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Roll Call
Spanish-Speaking Members Bring Camaraderie, Constituent Comforttransformed their lives. “There’s a saying in Spanish that for every language
Spanish-Speaking Members Bring Camaraderie, Constituent Comfort
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
transformed their lives. “There’s a saying in Spanish that for every language you learn, you gain another soul,” said Rep. Sam Farr (D-Calif.), who learned Spanish during a Peace Corps trip to Colombia. “It’s true. It’s absolutely true. With that... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Rep. Sam Farr participates in House democrat sit-inattempt to pass bills calling for more gun control on Tuesday. More from Centr
Rep. Sam Farr participates in House democrat sit-in
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 7 days ago
attempt to pass bills calling for more gun control on Tuesday. More from Central Coast News Central Coast Congressman Sam Farr participated in the sit-in, posting pictures from the House floor. Democrats are looking to expand background... Read more
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Salon.com
20 Congress members send Obama letter requesting protection of Palestinian children from Israeli abusesAndre Carson, John Conyers, Earl Blumenauer, Donald Beyer, Hank Johnson, Bobby
20 Congress members send Obama letter requesting protection of Palestinian children from Israeli abuses
Salon.com / Posted 9 days ago
Andre Carson, John Conyers, Earl Blumenauer, Donald Beyer, Hank Johnson, Bobby Rush, Marcy Kaptur, Chellie Pingree, Danny Davis, Peter Defazio, Raul Grijalva, Sam Farr, Jim McDermott, Yvette Clarke and Mark Pocan. The letter can be r... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Farr to introduce bipartisan marijuana research billWashington, D.C. >> Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel, plans on introducing a bipartisan,
Farr to introduce bipartisan marijuana research bill
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Washington, D.C. >> Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel, plans on introducing a bipartisan, bicameral bill this week that would make it easier for researchers to study marijuana. “This bill is about helping people,” Farr said in a press release. “As more states... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Ag groups try to dim spotlightsent a letter to Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Ala., chairman of the House Appropriat
Ag groups try to dim spotlight
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
sent a letter to Rep. Robert Aderholt, R-Ala., chairman of the House Appropriations agriculture subcommittee, and Rep. Sam Farr, D-Calif., the subcommittee's top Democrat, asking them to urge USDA to recognize that the promotional programs are... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Maj. Jinki Lee: A chocolate, a medal and the ROK-U.S. allianceto repay my father’s debt. The Central Coast Korean War veterans ceremony took
Maj. Jinki Lee: A chocolate, a medal and the ROK-U.S. alliance
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 12 days ago
to repay my father’s debt. The Central Coast Korean War veterans ceremony took place at Hartnell College, hosted by Rep. Sam Farr. There were old soldiers who never die; they just fade away. Besides the old soldiers, there was a young F-16 pilot... Read more
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KSBW Salinas
Where do Central Coast lawmakers, candidates stand on gun control?TO ALLOWING MENTALF@F@F@ HEALTHF@ EXPERTS TO PREVENT HIGH USING RESTRAINING ORD
Where do Central Coast lawmakers, candidates stand on gun control?
KSBW Salinas / Posted 16 days ago
TO ALLOWING MENTALF@F@F@ HEALTHF@ EXPERTS TO PREVENT HIGH USING RESTRAINING ORDERS. ERIN: CENTRAL COAST CONGRESSMAN F@SAM FARR RELEASING A MESSAGEF@ TODAY FOLLOWING THE ORLANDO SHOOTING.F@ HE SAID "CONGRESS HAS A MORAL OBLIGATION TO ACT.F@F@... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Lawmakers vote to increase budgets for House officessought to maintain a freeze in office budgets, but the House Appropriations Com
Lawmakers vote to increase budgets for House offices
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 20 days ago
sought to maintain a freeze in office budgets, but the House Appropriations Committee last month approved an amendment by Sam Farr., D-Calif., to increase office budgets by $8 million, or 1.5 percent. The proposal passed the panel on a sweeping... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mike Honda vs. Ro Khanna: Rematch set in District 17 congressional raceface off for to represent the 20th District that includes the cities of Santa C
Mike Honda vs. Ro Khanna: Rematch set in District 17 congressional race
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
face off for to represent the 20th District that includes the cities of Santa Cruz and Monterey. The departure of Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel, after a 23-year run left the field open for new blood, pitting Pacific Grove Councilwoman Lucius against... Read more
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Roll Call
Sanders' State Not So Golden— can pull of the victory. In the 20th Congressional District, Jimmy Panetta e
Sanders' State Not So Golden
Roll Call / Posted 23 days ago
— can pull of the victory. In the 20th Congressional District, Jimmy Panetta easily won a seat held by the retiring Rep. Sam Farr. The victory likely guarantees that Panetta, son of former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, will represent the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mike Honda vs. Ro Khanna: Rematch expected in District 17 congressional racecandidates to battle for the 20th District that includes the cities of Santa Cr
Mike Honda vs. Ro Khanna: Rematch expected in District 17 congressional race
The Mercury News / Posted 23 days ago
candidates to battle for the 20th District that includes the cities of Santa Cruz and Monterey. The departure of Rep. Sam Farr, D-Carmel, after a 23-year run left the field open for new blood, pitting Pacific Grove Councilwoman Lucius against... Read more
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Business Wire
Bread for the World Members Visit Congress to Advocate for Child and Maternal Nutritionstruggling to put food on the table. We need Congress to act.” Later this even
Bread for the World Members Visit Congress to Advocate for Child and Maternal Nutrition
Business Wire / Posted 24 days ago
struggling to put food on the table. We need Congress to act.” Later this evening, Bread for the World will honor Reps. Sam Farr (D-Calif.) and Kay Granger (R-Texas), and Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska), and Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) for their... Read more
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Roll Call
Hinojosa Announces Retirement After Nine Termsand Financial Services committees. He is the 14th House member to retire witho
Hinojosa Announces Retirement After Nine Terms
Roll Call / Posted 28 days ago
and Financial Services committees. He is the 14th House member to retire without seeking another office this cycle. Rep. Sam Farr, D-Calif., announced Thursday that he was retiring at the end of the 114th Congress, as did Wyoming Rep. Cynthia M.... Read more
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Breitbart
GOP Congressman: You Bet I Use Marijuana — for My Arthritisco-authored an amendment to the FY 2016 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropria
GOP Congressman: You Bet I Use Marijuana — for My Arthritis
Breitbart / Posted 1 months ago
co-authored an amendment to the FY 2016 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations bill with Rep. Sam Farr (D-CA) that would prohibit “the federal government from using any funds to arrest or prosecute medical marijuana... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
20th congressional district candidates weigh in on Panetta endorsementPanetta, who is running for the 20th congressional district seat. That seat is
20th congressional district candidates weigh in on Panetta endorsement
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 1 months ago
Panetta, who is running for the 20th congressional district seat. That seat is up for grabs now that longtime Congressman Sam Farr is retiring. Republican challenger Casey Lucius said she wasn’t surprised by the endorsement. Joe Williams, a... Read more

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