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Congresswoman Lois Capps (right) has joined a group of Representatives in signing a discharge petition for House Resolution 15, which would bring the bill onto the House floor and force a vote.
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Lois Capps Pushes for Passage of House Bill

Congresswoman Lois Capps, representative for California’s 24th district, moved to pass comprehensive immigration reform bill House Resolution 15 on Wednesday by joining other House Democrats in signing a discharge petition that would force a vote on the House floor.

A self-professed “moderate democrat,” Paul Coyne is looking to make a positive change to the community.
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Congressional Candidate Comes to UCSB

Competing with Lois Capps and her 16-year hold onto congressional office, fellow Democratic candidate for 24th Congressional District Representative Paul Coyne came to speak with UCSB students in Campus Democrats at the University Center recently. As part of his campaign, Coyne has put forth a 60-day action agenda, through which he promises to introduce or co-sponsor five of his Congressional priorities within the first 60 days of taking office. These include implementing recommendations by the Simpson-Bowles Commission to reduce spending and reduce the deficit by $4 trillion, introducing the Balanced Budget Amendment to outlaw deficit spending — except in times of war and national emergencies — and introducing a term limit of three terms in the House of Representatives and two terms in the Senate, as well as goals of saving Social Security and Medicare and reducing military spending to 2006 levels.

A.S. Hosts Panel of Politicians to Discuss Education Funding
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A.S. Hosts Panel of Politicians to Discuss Education Funding

Last Friday, Associated Students hosted a forum on the SRB lawn as part of Week of Revenue, an event focused on promoting student discussion on the issues of student debt, marijuana legalization and the possibility of an oil severance tax.

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A.S. Events This Week Inform Students About Debt

Students will have a chance at scoring some cost-free Ramen noodles at the Arbor today, as part of a series of events this week called “Week of Revenue,” which aims to provide students with education on student debt and the factors surrounding tuition costs at both the state and University level.

Pictured above is a dried-out marsh beside the Santa Ynez apartments. Joshua Schimel, an ecology and environmental science professor, suggests students and community members refrain from watering lawns or plants at mid-day and turning water off while brushing teeth or washing dishes.  Peter Mounteer / Daily Nexus
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Governor Declares California Drought Emergency

After the driest year on record for California and over two years of below-average rainfall for the majority of the state, Governor Jerry Brown has declared a drought emergency.