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Week of July 15, 2019
The Marine Corps has issued a cease and desist letter to Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., for using the official Marine Corps emblem and phrase on campaign mailers that link his likely 2020 opponent and two Democratic congresswomen to terror.
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue visited San Diego on Monday. Perdue signed the America's Workers Initiative on behalf of the White House during a stop at the Sysco production facility in Poway.
A recent indictment alleges some charter schools in San Diego were able to manipulate state funding. Two men, along with a handful of close employees, managed to siphon $80 million of public education funds into “consulting” companies they controlled.
State Legislators are considering two bills that would place new districting rules on local governments.
Stevens retired from the Supreme Court in 2010 at age 90 after serving 35 years on the bench.