Richardson cleared by Congressional Standards Committee

By Steven Piper Editorial Intern After reviewing the results of a seven-month investigation by its Investigative Subcommittee, the United States Congress’s Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (CSOC) has unanimously voted to dismiss allegations against Congresswoman Laura Richardson, who represents California’s 37th District. After foreclosing a few years ago on her Sacramento home, which was…

Richardson wins District 37 primary election by landslide

By Nick Diamantides Staff Writer Incumbent United States Congresswoman Laura Richardson won a landslide victory in the June 8 Primary Election. Richardson, who represents the residents of California’s 37th Congressional District, received 19,667 votes, or 67.67 percent of the vote, according to the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk’s Office. Richardson’s leading opponent, Peter Mathews, came…

Make it count

With just more than a week to go until Census Day on April 1, I am urging everyone currently living in the 37th Congressional District to make sure they and their families are counted in the 2010 Census. Your Census form should have already arrived, so please fill it out and return it by April…

HUD awarding $22 million to LB to improve lower-income housing

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department (HUD) has awarded $22 million to the City of Long Beach and additional millions to the 37th District counseling partner Los Angeles Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. The funds are a result of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) and are distributed as part of…