Around the Fourth District – August 2017 Edition


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Start Your Career Early

IMG_1533Are you a student or know one looking for an internship? Student interns are an integral part of our team, and we would like to thank Philip Goldstein, Irma Livadic, Demetri Savas and Ian Woo for their hard work this summer. Thank you for helping us this summer — you will be missed! Chairwoman Harkey’s office is now hiring fall interns. Jump start your career, make contacts, learn new skills, and get course credit by working directly with staff in the Chairwoman’s office. Apply here.

Congressman Ed Royce Announces Student App Challenge

Chances are you’ve experienced it before… that moment when you think to yourself, “I wish there was an App for that.” Now is your chance to do something about it. The Congressional App Challenge is now open for all students K-12 living in California’s 39th Congressional District. Read more here.

Corona Chamber Women’s Leadership Conference Featuring Diane Harkey as Keynote Speaker

rsOn Thursday, September 14, four incredible women will take to the stage to share their stories and provide key takeaways for attendees. Purchase tickets online at here for this amazing half-day event.

Featured speakers include:

  • Deanne Stidham – Founder, LuLaRoe
  • Andrea Gebhardt – Global Leadership Executive, Javita International
  • Eldonna Lewis Fernandez – MSgt USAF Retired, CEO of Dynamic Vision International Inc.

Click here to register.

How Does CA Benefit From the Mortgage Interest Deduction?


The states that benefited the most from the home mortgage interest deductions were Maryland ($3,175), California ($2,960), and Virginia ($2,931). The states that benefited the least were Mississippi ($964), South Dakota ($867), and West Virginia ($856). Two primary factors influence how much home mortgage interest is deducted in a state: state housing prices and state income levels. Read more here.


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