dan lungren

Folsom Dam is key to flood prevention in the region

Recently, I returned to Folsom Dam for a briefing and tour of the security enhancements being implemented. I try to get a briefing on progress at Folsom Dam frequently because I kn ...

Editor's View: ADA compliance lawsuits making waves in Folsom, El Dorado County

With the Telegraph’s continuing coverage of Americans with Disabilities Act non-compliance lawsuits filed against area businesses, the issue is once again coming into the spotli ...

Dan Lungren talks cyber security; protesters pack Folsom Town Hall

Rep. Dan Lungren’s visit to Folsom Thursday drew vocal critics and supporters, highlighting a contentious upcoming November election. Lungren, R-Gold River, is seeking re-electio ...

Editor's View: Lungren targeting predatory ADA lawsuits

Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Gold River, has introduced legislation that could help plug the loopholes allowing abusive lawsuits to target businesses for a perceived lack of access. Areas i ...

Predatory ADA lawsuits fought on Auburn, federal fronts

Help may be on the way for businesses threatened or already stung by so-called drive-by ADA lawsuits initiated by predatory attorneys. With the realization that lawyers are wrestli ...

Lungren bill moves on to president's desk

Today the Senate voted 87-12 to pass H.R. 4, a bill introduced by Rep. Dan Lungren, R-Gold River, almost a year ago. H.R. 4 will repeal the 1099 tax-reporting requirement in the ...

Time for the Senate to repeal 1099 clause

On March 3, the House of Representatives passed my proposal to strike the expanded 1099 reporting requirements contained in the health care bill by an overwhelming vote of 314-112. ...

Vote for those who serve us best

In a few days we will be going to the polls to choose our representatives in Congress. Representatives serve two years; Senate serves six years. These chosen people will be respons ...

Political newcomer challenging congressional incumbent

In the race for the 3rd District Congressional seat, political experience is being pitted against a dose of fresh perspective. On Nov. 2, voters will decide between Democratic cha ...

Editor's View: Reader asks 'Whose side are you on?'

I’ve had two readers call regarding our purported political leanings as a newspaper. One, named Chris, believes we’re a liberal, leftist anti-American paper. Another, who did ...