"Today, Los Angeles lost a star and I, a dear friend.
The October 7, 2017 meeting was attended by hundreds of constituents, who have been surprised and upset by newly-concentrated flight paths that have created a “freeway in the sky” which tracks over Culver City, West Adams and Jefferson Park.
“Saturday’s attack has left more than 300 people dead, 400 people injured, and many more still missing. The explosion was the worst single attack in the country’s history and the Somali government believes the al-Qaida-linked group al-Shabaab is responsible for the attack.
“Physician Assistants are often the first point of contact for many patients and play a vital role in helping them understand their medical needs and empower them to become effective advocates for their own health,” Rep. Bass said.
In the letter, Rep. Bass highlighted extensive constituent complaints and demanded greater adherence to published minimum altitudes and the elimination of night flights below minimum altitudes. Rep. Bass also suggested that the FAA work with LAWA and others to reduce night flights over homes whenever safety permits.
"During the past year, there has been notable progress in areas outlined by the Five Track Engagement Plan (5TEP), including: Opening humanitarian access throughout the country; maintaining a cessation of hostilities in Darfur and the Two Areas (Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile State); ceasing support to South Sudanese rebel movements and cooperating on threats to regional security.
"By expelling 15 Cuban diplomats from the United States, Secretary Tillerson and the Trump Administration have adopted a hasty response without a thorough investigation into what actually transpired." Rep. Bass said.
“There are neighborhoods in Los Angeles that suffer hour after hour due to rampant and never-ceasing pollution and noise left by airplanes flying with no regard for previously agreed upon height regulation,” Rep. Bass said.
“The Jones Act has finally been waived but there’s still much to be done. The decimation being faced by millions of Americans in Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the chain of Caribbean islands is devastating to say the least,” Rep. Bass said.
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Rep. Bass on the President's relationship with Bill O'Reilly.
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