East Avenue Middle School (EAMS) students claimed first prize in each of its grade levels for the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) American History Essay Contest. The contest was open to all students in grades 5 - 8. The Josefa Higuera Livermore Chapter selected one winner from each grade. EAMS students took the prize for 6th, 7th.
The House of Representatives, with large bipartisan support, passed the USPS Fairness Act this week. The bill will repeal the retiree health pre-funding mandate that a Republican-led Congress imposed on the Postal Service in 2006. The mandate, which no other federal agency or private company must abide by, required the postal service to pre.