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"Of type of snows not a lot of snow but still nonetheless in the Deep South tornadoes are blamed for at least three deaths to an Alabama and another in Louisiana homes and other buildings were damaged and destroyed this is NPR news from Washington live from KQED news I'm Brian white the cinema county board of supervisors is responding to a massive homeless encampments along the trail between Santa Rosa and Sebastopol supervisors planned to consider solutions at their meeting today he cuties Peter Jon Shuler reports the proposals and discussion of prompted by a sense of urgency in the county to step up efforts already under way to get people into housing executive director of the county's community development commission Jeffrey Ross says this most recent encampment started in October and has grown to more than a hundred seventy people we can't be satisfied with what we've been doing we have to continue to make sure that were responsive to the needs as their exhibited today Ross says with the wet cold weather the county is treating the encampment as a health and safety emergency local homeless advocates say they're encouraged officials seem to be taking this seriously I'm Peter Jon Shuler cake you read the news supporters of an initiative to raise the cap on medical malpractice awards in California to one point two million dollars have kicked off a petition drive to qualify it for the November twenty twenty ballot Jamie court with consumer watchdog said in a teleconference the current ceiling of two hundred fifty thousand dollars for pain.
Slaughterhouse owner Marin Sun Farms will no longer process animals for private labels
"The company that owns the only U. S. D. A. certified slaughterhouse in the bay area plans to stop processing animals from small meat producers KQED is Peter Jon Shuler reports the announcement by Marin sun farms has left local ranchers and farmers feeling let down scrambling to figure out how to continue their businesses progressive pastors specialty rancher Pamela total yet so the next closest facility is five hours away any piece of agricultural infrastructure that is lost in our area is really going to impact the food that we are able to source and eat and provide to our friends and family Marin sun co owner clear Ehrman jarred says it was a difficult decision made after the company lost several key managers overseeing the federal inspection process she said the company would reconsider the decision at the end of next year's first
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"El Paso needs healing we need to come in the spirit of healing in a spirit of a reconciliation but I resolve resolve that they should never happen again she also says the federal government needs to play a role in uniting the country as a multicultural nation for NPR news I'm joy pelos heels in el Paso the Dow Jones industrial average closed down three hundred ninety one points this is NPR from get you with the news I mean it came San Jose mayor Sam look cardo today unveiled a gun control proposals to require liability insurance for personal firearms he can be dis Peter Jon Shuler reports the card says mayors and city leaders don't have the luxury to wait for Congress to act to protect their communities he says his proposal calls for gun owners in the city to either take out insurance or pay a fee to cover the costs of police and other emergency services this proposal is not simply about stopping gun violence tomorrow it is about ensuring the public no longer pays for the cost of gun violence we think that the proposals are misguided and and very disappointing that San Francisco attorney George leave representing the firearms policy coalition another gun rights groups he says the proposal would punish and burden law abiding gun owners he says his clients would file suit if it's enacted I'm Peter Jon Shuler KQED news we'll have more with mayor Sam Accardo at five thirty bay area air quality officials are issuing this summer's heat spare the air days because of warm temperatures and high car pollution Walter Wallace is with the bay area air quality management district he says the unhealthy air levels alerts will be in effect tomorrow in this case with a light winds combined with the hot temperatures in the motor vehicle exhaust it just creates a perfect environment for spare the air alert the agency is advising people to avoid driving in cars alone and to stay indoors especially those in the East Bay with asthma or other respiratory illnesses Wallace says the agency may need to issue more spare the air alert later this week I mean I can get you we dean's support comes from jumpstart MT a science based weight loss program integrating real food individual coaching and medical support for lifetime changes.
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"So far, there have been no fatalities local school districts have cancelled classes after sustaining damage to school buildings for NPR news. I'm Juliet from hold in Dayton, then as Walea has now taken the rotating presidency of a UN body in. In Geneva, and that's prompted a US walkout as NPR's. Michele Keleman reports the US, no longer recognizes Venezuela's, President Nicolas Maduro. So when Medeiros embassador to the UN in Geneva took up the one month presidency of the conference on disarmament US ambassador robber would got up and left, just as he did last year. When Syria took the chair. We just cannot imagine as with the Syrian presidency that we could remain seated in that room. Having that CD discussion being presided over by such illegitimate regime would will be boycotting the CD that conference on disarmament for the next four weeks. Adding, he doesn't think he'll miss anything. Michelle Kellerman, NPR news. The State Department bestselling author historian and Pulitzer prize winning journalist, Tony Horowitz has died Horowitz who had been on tour for his new book died suddenly in Washington DC yesterday at the age of sixty. You're listening to NPR news from Washington from K, Q, E, D news. I'm Brian watt Richmond. Police chief is scheduled to ask the city council tonight for more than a million dollars to help drive down the number of homicides in the city, take you. It's Peter Jon Shuler reports although down significantly from an all time peak in the early nineteen nineties Richmond still suffers from a higher than average number of criminal homicides, including a janitor, who was killed by a stray bullet while. He checked his mailbox one afternoon. Earlier this month. The police department is requesting the extra funds to restore some staffing, and increase its capacity to investigate shootings and intervene in gang violence. The chief is expected to present historical and current homicide trends to the Richmond council and outlined ways the department intends to address the root causes those include programs to enlist more community involvement and action at the neighborhood level. I'm Peter Jon Shuler cake news for the first time in more than six weeks. Aaa says the average cost of a gallon of gas in California is less than four dollars. The association says the average has fallen just slightly under four bucks for the first time, since mid April gas prices in California, drops, slowly in recent weeks after several oil refinery, malfunctions had pushed them up governor Gavin Newsom called on the California energy commission to. To investigate the state's high gas prices. The commission said earlier this month refinery outages, and potential market manipulation could be blamed for the price increases. I'm Brian watt..
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"A fair injustice. I think it's. Incredibly well thought out I think it's only a year above what probation recommended the sentencing judge says she considered Dow's mental state down was arrested after trying to detonate what he thought was a car bomb remote control that had been provided by an undercover federal agent. You're listening to NPR news from news. I'm Tara Siler. A Bill that aims to help build. The proposed waterfront ballpark for the Oakland as easily passed the state Senate today K cuties, Peter Jon Shuler reports. East Bay Senator Nancy Skinner's Bill, which one bipartisan support would streamline the process for financing infrastructure for a stadium at the port of Oakland. Although the as say the stadium itself will be privately financed. The Bill would allow the city to create a special district to raise funds for redevelopment of Jason areas near Jack London square while the stadium is already. Generated plenty of excitement among fans the project has drawn opposition from shipping interests and maritime workers. They're concerned about the impact the stadium and surrounding infrastructure will have on port operations. I'm Peter Jon Shuler, K Q E D news. Some residents of San Francisco's Chinatown are calling on the city's transportation agency to not name a central subway station after the lake community activists rose pack. This comes after supervisor Aaron Peskine recently renewed calls from Uni to name, the Chinatown station after pack who advocated for the Chinatown subway before her passing in two thousand sixteen Alicia Jau says many business leaders felt bullied by pack to support certain campaigns and candidates. There's a lot of anger Chinatown. They don't want to see the name after her SF MTA has a policy of naming stations after geographical markers. Not people that say they're taking into consideration the naming concerns from those four and against the move..
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"At WMU dot org or tweet us at one eight. From K Q E D news. I'm Tara Siler virtually the entire bay area. Congressional delegation is calling for the resignation or removal of attorney general William bar following his testimony before the Senate Judiciary committee yesterday. K cuties, Peter Jon Shuler reports. Local representatives are fuming over what they call bars. Deliberate lies to congress and the American people the east bays, Barbara Lee. And marked a Sonia. Say bar has to go as does peninsula congresswoman and issue, he should just leave, and maybe reapply to be the president's personal attorney Silicon Valley congressman ro Khanna says bar knew exactly what he was doing. He was buying the president time to spin the narrative of innocence when he knew the facts were far more incriminating peninsula, congresswoman, Jackie speier and East Bay congressman Eric swallow. Well, say calling for bars resignation is. No longer enough and are now calling for his impeachment. I'm Peter Jon Shuler, K Q E news state transportation officials say there is no structural damage to a section of interstate eighty in San Francisco, south of market district where a piece of concrete broke off and fell twenty five feet to the street. Cal trans spokeswoman Lindsey heart says there isn't a regular occurrence. But it can sometimes happen since the infrastructure is so old all their structure that back in their early nineteen sixty and so we have our infrastructure throughout California in the bay area that is aging, you know, we'd go with a lot of traffic a lot of us on these structures were constantly working to keep on top of the repair works. It's needed for our infrastructure. Statewide Cal trans says it conducts inspections of it structures every two years. The agency performed a major maintenance project of the same overpass in two thousand thirteen state water officials today announced they are formally pulling the delta twin tunnel project and instead will seek a. Single tunnel to carry water to users further south cake, science reporter, Kevin stark has more. It's a major shift in one of the largest public works projects in state history, and means another environmental review that could take three years. One beneficiary of the tunnels is the metropolitan water district which serves thirteen million people in southern California general manager Jeffrey kite linger says, well, it's a step back. He thinks the project can still be finished on time that will mean designing the project and reviewing its impacts simultaneously. That doesn't have to be a delay. If we parallel track a lot of activity telling her says the current system will be threatened further by climate change as C levels rise and floods and drought worsen. I'm Kevin stark cake. You d news university of California's largest employees union has filed charges against the UC for outsourcing work to private contractors.
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"Peter Jon Shuler, K Q E news, San Francisco officials are expected to announce today that the city. Superior court has lifted driver license suspensions for thousands of people. The changes will apply to people who have their licenses revoked for failing to appear in court to address traffic tickets in two thousand fifteen the court stops suspending licenses for people who can pay traffic fines the practice was stopped. Statewide, two years later, the court also stopped suspending licenses for failure to appear violations in traffic. Court in twenty seventeen. There's more online at K Q E, news dot org. I'm Tiffany camhi. Support comes from Oakland international airport with non stop flights to six European capitals. Including Paris, goping Nagin and Rome support for NPR comes from creative planning and independent wealth management firm. Taking a financial planning approach to managing clients. Investments at creative planning dot com slash NPR, creative planning wealth management redefined. And by the listeners of Kiwi. Six minutes now past the hour of eight and at time to say good morning once again, Joe McConnell brings us another look at the commute. Joe? It's been one of the worst mornings we've had for a long time south city still crawling from before five eighty down to castle. Oh, but it looks like the lane just cleared from the overturned vehicle crash. No change eastbound Dumbarton bridge for the high-rise jackknifed still, they're all lanes still blocked both lanes. Two blocks out seventeen at the summit at bakery, crash north one one socity always point three left lanes are still blocked by collision with the backup. Almost all the way to SFO northbound highway thirteen is crawling approaching Broadway terrace because of an earlier vehicle fire..
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"Administration hoped to expand it all along the border, the judge delayed the impact of his ruling to give the administration time to file an appeal by the end of the week NPR's, Richard kansallis. The national weather service warns that the central US will get another bomb cyclone this this week that same weather phenomenon. In March produced winds around one hundred miles per hour in some areas and triggered massive flooding in the mid west. There are blizzard warnings posted from Nebraska to Minnesota. You're listening to NPR news. From K Q E D news. Good morning. I'm Brian watt. Santa Clara county supervisors are considering potential changes today to a sanctuary policy that bars authorities from notifying ice about the release of violent felons from the county jail. He acuity Peter Jon Shuler reports. The action comes following the arrest last month of a San Jose murder suspect who is at order detained multiple times. The county came under harsh criticism from San Jose officials for ignoring the detention requests one proposal from supervisor Dave Cortez directs county staff to work with stakeholders to come up with a workable notification process we need to sit down with ice. And I'm calling for that as part of my referral. I think that's one of the most important things we can do but local immigrant advocates are urging supervisors not to change the county policy. They say cooperating with ice would criminalise immigrants and undermined community trust in local law enforcement on Peter Jon Shuler, K Q E D news in Sanford. Francisco. A majority of the board of supervisors is now backing legislation to close the city's juvenile hall within three years the measure being introduced at the board today would require the facility to close by the end of twenty twenty one. The proposal calls for a working group to oversee the process and come up with other rehabilitative settings for children who still need a secure placement. The move comes on the heels of a chronicle report on a drop.
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"But obviously there's still a levels that need to continue in regards to removing the product to make it safe to for the public. The mayor also says tests have shown that the drinking water isn't at risk from benzene exposure from the runoff foam, Wall Street is trading lower at this hour less than an hour to go before the closing bell. But it is off earlier lows that I was down two hundred seventy four points at twenty five thousand six hundred eighty seven that's don't just over one percent. The NASDAQ is down one and three quarters of a percent. That's a loss of one hundred thirty seven points at seventy seven one the S and P five hundred down thirty five points one and a quarter percent loss of twenty eight nineteen. This is NPR from K Q E D news. I'm Brian watt. Governor Gavin Newsom plans to proclaim a statewide emergency on wildfires. The governor's office says the move will expedite forest management practices aimed at protecting two hundred communities at risk of wildfire. Newsom plans to announce the action in Middletown in Lake County in the area hit hard by wildfires in recent years. The governor is expected to launch a campaign aimed at helping local communities inform. Their residents about emergency action plans and new efforts to modernize the way the state contracts for resources to prepare for and assist during disasters. A San Francisco agency charged with coordinating. The city's response to tent encampment says it's starting to see some progress in its first year of operation. He acuity Peter Jon Shuler reports when the healthy streets operating centers started last year, the city's response was fragmented over a number of city agencies in a new report the center says that by getting agencies to work together they've been able to reduce complaints associated with encampments and get more people connected to shelters navigation centers in addition to taking a more collaborative approach to responding to encampments. They've also been able to respond to St. conditions that are often unrelated to homelessness such as drug use and sales and helping people with behavioral health issues. I'm Peter Jon Shuler news. And I'm Brian watt. Have a good weekend. I'm out Monday and Tuesday, but bringing you the news from San Jose starting next Wednesday..
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"It's now seven thirty live from NPR news in Washington. I'm Dave Mattingly, a UN appeals court in the Hague is upholding the war crimes and genocide convictions of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic. The court is also expanding his sentence to life in prison in two thousand sixteen carriage itch was given forty years behind bars that conviction stemmed from the massacre of eight thousand Muslim men and boys and Trevor nitsa in nineteen ninety-five was carried out by Bosnian Serb troops police in the Netherlands are asking for the public's help as they continue investigating this week steadily attack on a tram and attract the shooting left three people dead and several others wounded as Teri Schultz reports a new suspect is under arrest. In addition to a thirty seven year old Turkish man who's believed to be the gunman Utecht. Investigators want passengers on the tram to make contact as they trace what happened when a man alleged to be Goodman, tennis, suddenly opened fire. There's been no link found between. Tennyson is victims a suspicious note found in his getaway car is said to boost suspicions. This was a terrorist act to digital authorities released. Details of tennis's criminal record. He was released from prison. Earlier this month and faces a rape trial in July two others questioned in the shooting have since been released. German automaker BMW is warning. It's twenty nineteen earnings will be well below those of last year, the company and parts sites tougher emission standards. This is NPR news from Washington from K Q E D news in San Francisco, I'm Brian watt. To unions representing nearly forty thousand university of California workers plan to walk off the job today at campuses and medical centers around the state cake. Peter Jon Shuler reports professional and technical workers represented by up. You have called a one day strike to protest what they say are growing levels of income inequality at UC, they'll be joined by service and patient care workers represented by apps. Me up the executive vice president, Dan Russell. Is basically asking us to accept the ongoing outsourcing jobs and cut to God. And we think that's really unacceptable. A UC spokeswoman said in an E mail. It's unfortunate. The unions are staging their third strike in less than a year. She says the way to a deal is the bargaining table. Not the picket lines. I'm Peter Jon Shuler news, a major revitalization project in San Francisco is receiving a big boost twenty five million dollars. The funds will pay to clear a century old boatyard to make way for a park along India basin in Bayview hunters point the project is a mile from new housing development that mayor London breed signed off on this fall breed announced the donation yesterday from the John Pritzker family fund, the city and county of San Francisco is committed to transforming this community not for the people who are going to move here. But for the people who. Who live here? It's the largest private donation to a San Francisco park in San Francisco park, crews can officially.
Giants CEO takes leave after altercation with wife
"The president and CEO of major league baseball. San Francisco Giants is taking a leave of absence the move by. Larry Baer follows a public altercation with his wife, which was captured on video Peter Jon Shuler with member station. K Q E D reports. The giants organization announced in a press release that bear asked to take personal time away effective immediately. The video shows bear and his wife scuffling briefly when her chair topples over sending her to the ground screaming. The giants statement says bear acknowledged his behavior was unacceptable apologized to the organization and is committed to taking steps to make sure. Sure, it will never happen. Again. The giants executive team will manage the day to day operations of the club during bears absence. Major league baseball is
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"K Q E D. Peter Jon Shuler reports that beverage and retail groups had challenged the law, a unanimous ruling by the appeals court agreed with the industry groups that the warning requirements were unduly burdensome and might violate the first amendment by chilling protected, commercial speech, the American beverage association praised the decision in a statement saying there are better ways to help people manage their sugar consumption, but proponents of the ordinance were disappointed. California's state Senator Scott Weiner, authored the ordinance when he was on the. The board of supervisors this is not a good ruling. But it's not the end of the road. And we have to keep fighting a spokesman for the city attorney's office said in a statement that the city is evaluating its next steps in light of the decision for NPR news. I'm Peter Jon Shuler in San Francisco. Venezuela's opposition leader, one Guido says Venezuelan police stopped by his apartment in Caracas, Thursday, only his wife and baby daughter were home, right? Oh who has declared himself? Interim Venezuelan president says police were trying to intimidate him. The Venezuelan police agency declared on social media guidos claim is false. This is NPR. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include into it maker of QuickBooks with automatic mileage tracking to help people who work for themselves keep track of deductions for tax time. Smart business tools for the world's hardest workers QuickBooks. Backing you. Senator Rob Portman has introduced legislation that would eliminate government shutdowns. The Ohio Republican will share details about his Bill. We'll explain whether the.
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"K Q E D. Peter Jon Shuler reports that beverage and retail groups had challenged the law by unanimous ruling by the appeals court agreed with the industry groups that the warning requirements were unduly burdensome and might violate the first amendment by chilling protected, commercial speech, the American beverage association praised the decision in a statement saying there are better ways to help people manage their sugar consumption, but proponents of the ordinance were disappointed. California's state Senator Scott Weiner, authored the. Ordinance when he was on the board of supervisors this is not a good ruling. But it's not the end of the road. And we have to keep fighting a spokesman for the city attorney's office said in a statement that the city is a valuating its next steps in light of the decision for NPR news. I'm Peter Jon Shuler in San Francisco. Venezuela's opposition leader, one Guido says Venezuelan police stopped by his apartment in Caracas, Thursday, only, his wife, and baby daughter were home. Why don't who has declared himself? Interim Venezuelan president says police were trying to intimidate him. The Venezuelan police agency declared on social media Goydos claim his faults. This is NPR. Support for NPR comes from NPR stations. Other contributors include into it mayor of QuickBooks with automatic mileage tracking to help people who work for themselves keep track of deductions for tax time. Smart business tools for the world's hardest workers QuickBooks backing you visits morning edition on KCRW ahead on morning edition. Senator Bob Portman has introduced legislation that would eliminate government shutdowns when you get to the end of an appropriations Bill where the end of continuing resolution as we are. Now, you don't shut down the government. But instead continue the funding from the previous year, the Ohio Republican shares details about his Bill and explains whether the looming shutdown can be averted that's coming up on morning edition here on KCRW.
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"Proposed within Zony then build it and build it. Now. No more bureaucracy. No more bureaucracy. No, more costly appeals. No, more not in my neighborhood. The idea of limiting reviews could face pushback from neighborhood and environmental groups a separate measure to fund affordable housing in the form of a three hundred million dollar bond is slated to appear on the ballot in twenty twenty. I'm guy marzorati news, San Ramon based Chevron could be forced to pull out of Venezuela of tensions between the country and the US do not subside in the next six months. Peter Jon Shuler reports Chevron is caught up in the sanctions imposed on Venezuela's state owned oil company by the US, and it's tempt to force out President Nicolas Maduro, Latin American energy policy fellow at Rice University Francisco Manali, Kevin is in a difficult spot because they have significant investments in Venezuela. Their joint ventures with sort of the national company of Venezuela. In fact, represent the largest production outside of the national company. The sanctions allow Chevron six months to withdraw from the country most of the oil from the joint ventures, go to Chevron's Gulf Coast, refineries and are not expected to have much impact on California operations. In a statement. Chevron says it's working to keep oil supply coming to the US. I'm Peter Jon Shuler, K Q E D news. The number of California in signing up for new health plan to the state's insurance. Marketplace is down by twenty five percent. This year. Raquel maria. Dylan reports covered California officials say the drop in new enroll lease is likely because in two thousand seventeen congressional Republicans eliminated the mandate to buy health insurance with no tax penalty. There's less incentive to sign up for people who don't get coverage through their employers medical or Medicare under President Obama's Affordable Care Act. The mandate was supposed to keep insurance pools balanced with sick and healthy people which would lower premiums for everyone. Governor Gavin Newsom wants to restore the mandate in California and offer middle-class families even more subsidies to buy health insurance. Only new enrollments are down altogether about a million and a half Californians bought health insurance through covered California this year. That's about seven percent more over the previous year. I'm Racquel Maria. Dylan K, Q E news, the health insurance company. Aetna will pay out more than nine hundred thousand dollars to California HIV patients who had their. Privacy violated last year, close to two thousand Californians had their HIV related medication exposed through an oversized clear window on mailing envelopes. In a statement, California. Attorney general heavier Sarah said the settlement resolves any possible..
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"We'll have northwesterly winds between five and ten miles per hour. Now, a news update from NPR. And then Brian watt will be back with more local news. The time is eight thirty live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Lakshmi Singh. Police in Phoenix Arizona, say DNA evidence has resulted in the arrests of a nurse in connection with the sexual assault of an incapacitated woman who gave birth at the has he a healthcare center. The twenty nine year old victim has been incapacitated. Since the age of three, but on December twenty ninth she gave birth to a boy at the long term care facility where employees said they were unaware that she was pregnant the Senate is preparing to take up two competing bills. Tomorrow to end a partial government shutdown now in its thirty third. Here's NPR's Susan Davis. It's unclear if either the Republican or the democratic proposal has the sixty votes it will need to pass a nearly divided Senate. But it is the first time senators will take shutdown related votes since it started more than a month ago. Some Senator say it could at least begin the pathway to negotiation for compromise to reopen government the Sony Corporation says it plans to relocate its European headquarters from the UK to the Netherlands NPR's Frank Langfitt has more on the announcement months before Brexit takes effect Sony said it was shifted its headquarters avoid customs problems related to the UK's exit from the European Union. In addition, the UK appliance maker Dyson whose founder back leaving the U has announced plans to move its headquarters to Singapore Dyson said moving its headquarters to Asia where its biggest growth lies has nothing to do with Brexit. But for UK Prime Minister Theresa may who keeps insisting she'll make a successive Brexit. The timing couldn't be much worse. This is NPR from K Q E D news in San Francisco. I'm Brian watt. San Francisco district attorney, George Gascon is scheduled to go before a board of supervisors committee today to ask for an exemption to the city sanctuary law that prohibits law enforcement from cooperating with immigration officials. He Peter Jon Shuler explains. The one time exemption would allow for the extradition and trial of a former Uber driver accused of raping an intoxicated passenger and later fleeing to Canada, but the department of homeland security has refused to approve parole entry for the defendant, unless the DA and the sheriff agree to notify DHS if the defendant post bail or is otherwise released from custody. According to the district attorney's office, the defendant would be released from Canadian custody next week at the city doesn't grant the exemption. I'm Peter Jon Shuler cake day news, it's virtually certain that there will be a significant earthquake somewhere in California in the next thirty years whenever wherever it strikes it could exacerbate the state's housing crisis state. Senate majority leader Bob Hertzberg is introducing a Bill to help individual property owners retrofit older buildings more than a million of which are considered to be at risk seems to me. We got the responsibility to get ahead of the curve in the figure out and fix it embracing and bolting from people's homes and apartment buildings is a really important way. So instead of raising taxes is a way we're going to restructure. The finances of the California earthquake authority to work on that Herzberg Bill would allocate one billion dollars over the next ten years to finance housing, retrofits and Brian.
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"I'm financial human sources risks losing them. And the information they provide forever. In zimbabwe. Gas prices are up the military's in the streets. And at least a dozen people are dead in post-election violence. There's a huge feeding of uncertainty as to how low the country could go before things actually need turnaround. Plus, our NPR music team has thoughts on the Oscar picks for best original song. I news from geeky news. I'm Tara Siler PG says that secured more than five billion dollars from banks to shore up its operations during a bankruptcy. The San Francisco based utility plans to file for chapter eleven reorganization at the end of the month as its wildfire liabilities. Mount the company told the Securities Exchange Commission today, it expects the bankruptcy to last two years. But one of its biggest stake state shareholders, New York hedge fund blue mountain capital management says that would hurt several stakeholders including fire victims Omar of navy is one of the firms part. There's many people who are entitled to recovery today may not see it for many years in a bankruptcy. Cal fire has ruled PG and the equipment was involved in at least eighteen of the fires that swept the state in two thousand seventeen investigations into the tubs fire and last year's campfire are still ongoing the legal battle over President Trump's ban on transgender people in the military is back in the hands of the San Francisco based ninth circuit court of appeals following this morning's supreme court ruling allowing the temporary enforcement of the order Katri. These Peter Jon Shuler reports. The high court lifted an injunction on the ban, pending the appeals court ruling one of the lead attorneys challenging the ban with the National Center for lesbian rights, Shannon. Minter says this is a traumatic moment today is the first time that the ban has been permitted to fake a fat. There's a priority on confusion here because we have so many different messages being sent in such a short period of time, president of mills college. Beth Hellman who specializes in military law says by the time the orders carried out the issue is likely to be back in the courts. I'm Peter Jon Shuler kqeDorg news in the US supreme court did not take up a request by the Trump administration to review a program protecting seven hundred thousand undocumented young people from deportation K cuties for the job without Romero reports. The supreme court won't be considering this term whether the government must continue deferred action for childhood arrivals as ordered by a federal judge in San Francisco that means current DACA recipients like new let the von scorn can keep renewing their two year permits until at least October I'm hopeful because for myself, but he's not both that may be the difference between being able to complete my training as a doctor. They UC San Francisco medical student is one of the plaintiffs in the case he says this makes it harder for the president to get border while funding in exchange for DACA protections. Hopefully, we won't be able to be used as much as a pawn in that negotiation. The US department of Justice did not immediately respond to requests for comment and fatty that Jeff Romeo gay Q E D news, former San Francisco giant Barry Bonds. Baseball's homerun king keeps getting closer to the hall of fame. But it won't be this year. Cuties, Alex Helmick reports he's received fifty nine percent of the votes. Seventy five percent is needed to get in. If it was biased stats alone bonds would have been in long ago. Seven MVP's three of them when he was skinny Barry Bonds, but as his biceps balloon soda his offensive power numbers to a staggering level. Seventy three homers in the two thousand one season and seven hundred sixty two for his career. But for years bonds was mired in a federal court case of a bay area lab that supplied steroids to athletes eventually he'd be cleared by an appeals court. However baseball writers who are hall. Fame voters hold grudges bans, though seemed to be softening bonds now works for the giants. And just the other day was largely cheered. When shown on a big screen at the Golden State Warriors basketball game. I'm Alex Helmick cake. You news Sacramento's hopes of a major league. Soccer franchise are higher today. After the announcement that billionaire Ron Burkle is buying controlling interest in the minor league Sacramento Republic team and the downtown stadium site known as the railyard Burkle and Sacramento mayor. Darrell Steinberg are expected to meet with MLS officials next month, although the team wouldn't likely be upgraded to major league status for another couple of seasons. Berkeley's co owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins and previously tried to buy the Sacramento Kings made Major League Soccer has only one team in northern California..
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"Confidence. Thank you so much for being with us. Good lecture. Thanks. You do. And you're listening to weekend edition from NPR news from K acuity news. I'm Tiffany Cam. High the editorial staff of the East Bay express is now down to one person the weekly laid off one third of its employees yesterday, including nearly all of its editorial staff. Five people were laid off after the paper lost a lawsuit filed by a former employee who claimed he was illegally denied overtime. The express was ordered to pay the overtime and the plaintiff's legal fees. Robert Gammon is the publisher and editor of the East Bay express. He said, the employees who were laid off were great journalists and will be missed. The paper is expected to continue publishing. Using freelancers today is day twenty two of the government shutdown making it the longest in US history. And here in California. The state employment development department is gearing up to handle claims from ten. Tens of thousands of federal workers who aren't getting paid cake. Peter Jon Shuler reports. Governor Gavin Newsom this week urged furloughed federal employees to apply and vowed they would be made quickly eligible for unemployment benefits. California has the highest number of federal workers in the nation and well over half or.
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"Simple. We made a plea to the president once again. John. Told millions of Americans hundreds of thousands of workers hostage open up the government. And let's continue the discussions President Trump is now addressing reporters in the rose garden. He says the government shutdown meeting was productive. He says it's come a long way. He also had reaction to numbers out of the Labor Department today, they were encouraging numbers labour-market roaring along. According to the government's monthly employment report, the economy added three hundred twelve thousand jobs last month. However, the unemployment rate rose to three point nine percent is more people quit their jobs to look for better ones. More on this from NPR's Emily shell oven despite big stock market declines in December employers kept hiring the numbers easily topped economic. Forecasts. Hiring picked up at the strongest pace in ten months workers paychecks got a boost last month to average hourly earnings were up three point two percent from a year. Earlier outpacing inflation the report is a strong and to a year. Is worth of positive labor market reports bullied by government spending increases and tax cuts. The strong numbers also stand in contrast with volatile stock market and concerns that the US may be affected by global economic slowdown. The Labor Department has been funded throughout the partial government shutdown. Emily Sullivan, NPR news, Washington. Mo with the economy going strong, the head of the Federal Reserve seeking a comp concerns about continued rate hikes. Steve Beck ner reports on Jerome Powell's remarks, an annual economists convention in Atlanta hall, stopped short of announcing a pause and rate hikes, but made clear further increases won't be automatic. Particularly with the muted inflation readings that we've seen coming in. We will be patient as we watch to see how the economy evolves Powell was upbeat calling Friday's job numbers, very, strong and downplaying a soft manufacturing survey. But he noted financial market concerns about downside risks to the global economy. So he said the fed must monitor economic and financial. Conditions and perhaps change strategy. This is NPR from news. I'm Brian watt. The ninth US circuit court of appeals is ordering a review of whether the federal government acted in bad faith, in the case of a Stanford graduate student who was mistakenly put on the no fly list for terrorists cake. Peter Jon Shuler reports in a stinging rebuke to the government's conduct in the case, the appeals court said the plaintiff Dr Hannah Ibrahim who want her initial case five years ago is entitled to substantial legal fees. The decision found her inclusion on the list was a mistake. It also false government attorneys for dragging out the case long after they knew Ibrahim posed no threat, San Jose trial. Lawyer Jim McMahon is represents her it is I think was a landmark case. And I hope that it made the way for a lot of other people who never should have been any one of those lists. The Justice department did not respond to a request for comment. I'm Peter Jon Shuler, ridi news, California, attorney general, Javier, Sarah and sixteen other democratic attorneys general from around the country are trying to save the Affordable Care Act. The Sarah says the coalition is appealing a Texas. Judge's ruling that found the ACA unconstitutional. I've seen how the Affordable Care Act transformed life, and I've seen it up close. And that's why so many of us are so committed so many of the members of this coalition are so committed serious, but certainly for this coalition defending the Affordable Care Act in court. The judge ruled in December that the individual mandate part of ObamaCare which requires people to either buy insurance or pay a fee was unconstitutional, but Sarah is appealing to the fifth circuit court of appeals..
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"The time now is eight thirty. Live from NPR news in Washington, I'm Lakshmi Singh. Democrats will take over at the US has of representatives today. After the newest members of congress are sworn in Nancy Pelosi is expected to return as house speaker appearing on NBC's today show, the congresswoman did not rule out impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, we have to wait and see what happens with the Muller report, we shouldn't be impeaching for a political reason, and we shouldn't avoided peach mint for political reasons. So just have to see how comes special counsel. Robert Muller is running the investigation into Russia's interference the two thousand sixteen election, whether the Trump campaign help President Trump says Moore's probe is nothing more than a witch hunt. The Indonesian low cost carrier line air says it's calling off the search for the cockpit voice recorder of a Boeing seven thirty-seven crashed into the Java sea in October one hundred eighty nine people were killed when their plane plunged into the waters, thirteen minutes shafir takeoff from Jakarta. Michael Sullivan is. Is following developments from Thailand searches like these are usually conducted by the relevant countries authorities, but not this time and liner says it's pulling the plug but Indonesian authorities say they'll now pick up the search. The flight data recorder has already been recovered. It seems to show a problem involving the planes anti stall system, though, the cause of that problem isn't yet known Michael Sullivan reporting, the Dow is down two point four percent five hundred fifty nine points. This is NPR news from K Q E D news, I'm Brian watt. San Francisco congresswoman Nancy Pelosi isn't ruling out impeachment proceedings against president. Donald Trump Democrats are assuming the majority in the house of representatives today and Pelosi is set to become house speaker. She told the today show that the Democrats will wait and see what Robert Muller's investigation finds and the house of representatives is where impeachment proceedings must begin. If they start at all. That's what's in the constitution. Meanwhile, Pelosi does plan to introduce new rules today. The democratic leader say will restore ethics and accountability to the house, but a provision requiring all new spending to be offset with budget cuts or tax increases is drawing opposition from some party progressives. Peter Jon Shuler reports Silicon Valley congressman ro Khanna says he'll be voting. No on the package. Calling the pay as you go provision. Terrible economics. Progressives have urged Democrats to oppose the pay go rule because they say it will let Republicans set budget priorities and make it harder for Democrats to pass legislation for healthcare and other items. A Pelosi spokesman says voting against the new rules would allow the White House to make unilateral cuts to reverse democratic initiatives. I'm Peter Jon Shuler, K Q E D news..
Treasury sanctions Russia-Iran oil network for supporting Syria's Assad
"Completed a minor course correction as NPR's Joe palca reports the small maneuver is designed to make certain the probe enters the Martian atmosphere at just the right point the mission is called insight. It's scheduled to land gently near the Martian equator on the Monday after thanksgiving. Once there will be listening for Mars quakes the Martian on equivalent of earthquakes, the shape and duration of the waves. These quakes generate will tell scientists more about the interior structure of the planet. Insight left earth on may fifth of this year several times over the course of its. Six and a half month journey to Mars onboard engines made minor tweaks to its trajectory to make sure it's path to Mars was spot on the last was this past weekend. There could be one more tiny adjustment the day before landing. Joe palca NPR news Wall Street shares are continuing their declines worries about technology with intentions with China are driving down stock prices JJ can Eoghan a market strategist for TD Ameritrade says a close I will be on tech giant apple and its suppliers if it does finish the day lower that will be seven of the last nine days in which apple has finished lower. And with that we've seen the things stocks Facebook, apple, Amazon Netflix. Along with apple. In Google really stuffer. Despite the massive sell off White House officials insist the economy is still healthy saying market corrections. Come and go on Wall Street, the Dow was down four hundred sixty points. This is NPR news from K Q news, I'm Brian watt. If you're in the bay area the smoke from the campfire may have you feeling under the weather, but as Peter Jon Shuler reports may be hard to tell whether you're suffering from bad air or coming down with the virus. Maybe in the last week you've come down with stinging is scratchy throat runny nose and even coughing. You could have a cold, but Santa Clara county public health officer. Dr Sarah, Cody says, it's just as likely to be a reaction to unhealthy levels of smoke, and there's more it also can make you just feel yucky. So you might have headaches or just feel tired and a little rundown. Cody says the treatment for either is essentially the same rest. Plenty of fluids and plenty of sleep. However, Cody says, a fever means the flu or some other infection and should mean, a call to the doctor. I'm Peter Jon Shuler, K Q E D news. The family of a man who died after being shocked with tasers by San Mateo county. Sheriff's deputies last month is demanding the public release of videos that captured the incident sheriff's office said Chennai do Koby had been running in and out of traffic in mill Bray and assaulted a deputy who tried to intervene civil rights attorney, John Burress is representing Oko family and says oh Kobe appeared simply to be walking on the sidewalk at basis for
Bond agencies file referendum as California moves to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial
"Nuns at an orphanage in Vermont. People believed that these things can be possible in a way that they simply didn't believe in the nineteen nineties. So the Trump administration is pushing for more logging to reduce the risk of wildfire. Say, even more actions needed. The forests are much to dance because we've tried to keep fire out for about one hundred years and we visit Aretha Franklin fans who are dressing in tribute to her today, channeling the Queen of soul. Those stories coming up in this hour of all things considered. After these headlines from eighty news. I'm Tara Siler one day after governor. Jerry Brown signed landmark legislation to end cash bail in California, the bail industry filed a referendum today that would ask voters to repeal the law, Kate Cutie, California politics, and government reporter Marie.
China denies Trump's claim it hacked Clinton's emails
"China is denying a claim by President Trump that Beijing, hacked Hillary Clinton's emails in two thousand. Sixteen here's NPR's rob Schmitz China's foreign ministry spokeswoman watch winging told reporters that China is firmly opposed, to all forms of, cyber attacks and espionage early Wednesday on Twitter President Trump claimed China, had hacked the emails of then presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and suggested the FBI. And the department of Justice investigate the matter he, failed offer any evidence to support the claim Russian interference in the two thousand sixteen election in the hacking, of democratic campaign Email lent a, special, counsel Robert Mueller's
Men accused in California warehouse fire face prison in plea deal
"Now we're dealing with fire season for a longer duration evacuation orders are in effect for some areas and advisories for others for npr news i'm shy eleven in yolo county california meanwhile the national iterative fire center says the california fire is one of about fifty three wildfires burning across the us most of the large fires are burning in the interior of alaska in all the wildfires have charred more than one thousand square miles of land you're listening to npr news news from washington from news in san francisco good morning i'm brian watt two men charged with thirty six counts of involuntary manslaughter in the thousand sixteen ghost ship where house fire are expected to take plea deals of less than ten years each derrick almeida was the primary lease holder of the oakland warehouse turned illegal art collective he has agreed to a nine year sentence according to the east bay times in the san francisco chronicle max harris who allegedly organized the party that night reportedly accepted a six year sentence both men faced up to thirty nine years in prison details of the plea deal are expected to be confirmed in an oakland courtroom today more than two thousand residents of san francisco's bayview hunters point are joining a lawsuit against the company accused of falsifying data in the cleanup of contaminated soil at the former hunters point shipyard he peter jon shuler reports the lead plaintiff's attorney char bonner yesterday served the amended complaint to the san francisco office of the company tetra tech the suit alleges that fake testing data resulted in some radioactive soil being left at the property which bonner says lead to chronic health problems the people in hunters point suffering nosebleeds suffering kansas in a disproportionate number we don't believe that this war super merit nor would we believe it will last very long in the courts that's spokesman for tetra tech sam singer he says the lawsuit is based on allegations from a whistle blower who he says has been discredited on peter jon shuler.
Facebook Reveals Apps, Others That Got Special Access to User Data
"Parts for the two girls held inside the demonstration was put together by moms take action for immigrant families san francisco a group formed through their mutual outrage at children being separated from their immigrant parents seema patel brought her two daughters to the demonstration we hold our kids closer every day imagining what so many parents are going through right now the group plans to hold more demonstrations in the future the trump administration has said it will end practice a family separations at the border but will keep its zero tolerance immigration policy i'm michelle wiley news a new state law means big changes for some silicon valley companies cake ud sam harnett explains the legislation allows california residents to have more control over their online personal data it's almost certain your personal online data has either been hacked or sold a third parties you've never heard of now california residents will be able to ask any company from those like google and facebook to healthcare providers what data they collect what's done with that information and they can also ask for it all to be deleted data compliance lawyer michael morgan says there are a lot of questions for companies how will they separate california from the rest of the us how will they prove they've actually deleted your information data is complicated and it resides in a lot of different locations that is no easy thing to delete all of it polls have shown strong support for more control and rights over private information california's new law will go into effect in twenty twenty privacy advocates hope it will compel companies to change the handle user data everywhere i'm sam harnett kqed news us environmental protection agency heads scott pruitt was in san francisco this morning for meetings with local agency staff and state air regulators cake ud's peter jon shuler reports pruitt's unannounced visit comes amid tension with.
Pruitt meets with California air regulator amid car rules debate
"Mcnamara all of whom were killed yesterday prayer services are also planned through the weekend the iowa supreme court has struck down a law requiring women seeking abortions to wait seventy two hours between an initial appointment and getting the procedure i o public radio's katerina's hysteric reports of five to two decision ruled the three day waiting period violates the due process and equal protection clauses of the iowa constitution planned parenthood and the aclu of iowa launched the legal challenge in two thousand seventeen the provision was one of several abortion restrictions enacted by republican lawmakers last year nero prochoice america president elise hogue says the iowa supreme court acted absolutely appropriately it held up not only the president but also the rights of iowa women and the dignity and respect for iowa women the descent was written by justice on president trump's list of possible us supreme court nominees he writes because abortion was illegal in iowa before the nineteen seventythree roy v wade decision he doesn't see how abortion restrictions violate the iowa constitution for npr news i'm catarina starring in des moines the dow is up nearly one percent this is npr news from k q e d news i'm tiffany cam hi scott pruitt the environmental protection agency administrator met with california's top air regulator in san francisco this morning pruitt tweeted that he met with mary nichols who chairs the california air resources board to discuss greenhouse gas emission standards for vehicles that issue is a point of conflict between the trump administration and california but the photo pruitt tweeted showed the epa administrator and nichols smiling and pruitt called the gathering a good meeting a group of protesters are demonstrating outside of the local san francisco epa office where the meeting is apparently taking place epa and california air resources board officials have not yet responded to requests for comment former president barack obama is scheduled to be in the bay area today as part of a west coast political fundraising tour kick you at ease peter jon shuler reports the democratic party's fundraiser in chief is scheduled to head for the bay area following a gala dinner last night in los angeles obama's expected to join democratic leader nancy pelosi and south bay congresswoman anna issue in addison for a luncheon to benefit the democratic congressional campaign committee which is trying to win back the house in november according to.
Judge to temporarily block Iowa's restrictive abortion law
"Outdated policies of economic nationalism macron said we have to coordinate our response and work together eleanor beardsley npr news paris hearings are scheduled to begin in iowa at this hour on a challenge to one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country from member station w v i k benjamin pain reports iowa's republican governor kim ronald signed the socalled fetal heartbeat bill last month the law bans most abortions as soon as doctors can detect a heartbeat in a fetus which occurs around the sixth week of pregnancy abortion rights advocates say that's too early for many women to even realize they're pregnant today lawyers from planned parenthood and the aclu of iowa or asking a state judge to temporarily blocked law from going into effect on july first these groups are also pursuing a permanent strike down law arguing it violates iowa's constitution some abortion opponents are actually welcoming the lawsuit they hope the case will eventually reach the us supreme court opening a window to overturn roe v wade others states have tried a similar strategy to get the nation's high court to reconsider roe v wade without success for npr news i'm benjamin pain two hundred twenty three thousand jobs were created last month the labor department says that pushes the unemployment rate down to three point eight percent and that's the lowest in eighteen years job creation was seen in nearly all industries including construction manufacturing travel and tourism and also in retail trade an area suffering in recent months because of online sales that's foce chief economist at pnc financial services group says wages also were higher they were up three tenths of a percent from april to may but more importantly they're up about two point seven percent from one year earlier and so that's very solid growth in it indicates that with the tight job market businesses need to raise pay to keep their current workers and attract new ones but pay growth is still below levels typically seen when the unemployment rate is this low wall street is higher at this hour the dow is up two hundred twenty two points the nasdaq up sixty five the s and p five hundred up twenty three you're listening to npr news from washington from k q e d news i'm brian watt in san francisco where mayor mark farrell has released the largest budget in the city's history eleven billion dollars peter jon shuler reports in outlining his proposal feral focused on what he called his four key priorities homelessness clean streets public.
Driverless cars OK’d to carry passengers in CA
"Ninety new emergency dispatchers faira will not get to sign the final budget that's up to whoever is elected to finish mayor ed lease term in next week's election on peter jon shuler k q e d news monterey county sheriff's officials say they've seized more than seventeen tons of mature opium poppy plants and what they think is the largest known opium bust in california history commander john thornberg says the purple native flowers were essentially hiding plain sight in eight different fields in the largely agricultural north county area i thought we took down was almost was i wanna say probably was visible from the roadway somebody drove by and saw it and knew exactly what they were looking at we go wait a minute what is that thornburgh says the processed opium from the plant would have a street value of about a half a million dollars the case is still under investigation and no arrests have been made state regulators have approved a pilot project that would allow companies testing thomas vehicles to carry passengers k cuties dan brekke reports the california public utilities commission is allowing two types of testing for autonomous vehicles with passengers one for cars with the driver aboard to watch how the vehicle is driving and one for cars with riders but no driver it's likely to be a while though before four higher autonomous vehicles are carrying passengers in california the rules for the program require companies to get permits from the department of motor vehicles to operate driverless vehicles on public roads so far just two companies.
California STDs Raging At All Time Highs For Third Year In A Row
"County board of supervisors mayor lisa gilmore says the council can vote to censure caserta but can't dismiss him from office councilman caserta will have the opportunity to defend himself an answer his accusers if he wishes but for the sake of our community i hope he will choose to resign immediately caserta has unequivocally denied the allegations and said he doesn't intend to resign i'm peter jon shuler k q e d news sexually transmitted disease rates are at an all time high in california the california department of public health says the number of people with std's is up forty five percent in the past five years susan philip is with the san francisco public health department we're seeing the same trend that the state of california seeing an increases year after year in the reportable std's and those are cla media gonorrhea and infectious syphilis last year there were thirty still births due to congenital congenital syphilis in california the most since nineteen ninetyfive some far better numbers in sports the warriors beat the rockets one nineteen to one oh six in houston in game one of the nba western conference finals the giants beat the reds tend to seven at at and t the as beat the red sox sixty five at fenway more of both baseball series today.
Trump orders National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border
"Yeah the trump administration began outlandish lining a plan to deploy national guard troops to the border but we'll probably not allow troops who have physical contact with emigrants i'm jamie floyd this is all things considered on wnyc the back and forth between the us and china over tariffs has some american business groups worried the level of concern today is certainly much greater than it was a couple of days ago there's still time though more on that with the president of the china center at the us chamber of commerce and fifty years ago tonight dr martin luther king junior was killed in memphis we begin our series at nineteen sixty eight fifty years later that's coming up after news headlines live from npr news in washington i'm jack speer authorities say the suspect who shot and wounded three people at youtube california headquarters before turning the gun on herself have visited a local gun range on the morning of the shooting from k q e d in san francisco peter jon shuler reports san bruno police chief ed barberini says thirty nine year old not seem ogden entered the youtube campus through a parking garage with a nine millimeter handgun registered in her name he says there's no evidence dom knew the victims but said a thirties believe she was angry about the company's policies and practices well we know that she was upset with youtube and we've determined that right now that's the motivation that we've identified on don was reported missing by your family on monday police in nearby mountain view encounter sleeping in her car in the early morning hours before the shooting but said she was calm and cooperative and there was no reason to detain her for npr news i'm peter jon shuler in san francisco the trump administration is confirmed it is working with governors to immediately deploy the national guard to combat illegal immigration at the us mexico border homeland security secretary kirstin nielsen confirming today both d h s and the pentagon we working closely with governors in the effected states to try to deal with what she says is the rising tide of illegal immigration the president has directed at the department of defense and the department of homeland security work together with our governors to deploy the national guard to our southwest border to assist the.