Monthly Archives: February 2010

Lorri Galloway announces key union endorsement

Got this press release today from the Lorri Galloway campaign for her Fourth District BoS race: The Orange County Labor Federation has Endorsed Lorri Galloway for the Orange County Board of Supervisors, 4th District. Anaheim, Ca, February 28, 2010 The Orange County Labor Federation representing thousands of working families throughout the county has endorsed Lorri…

Jerry Brown to Enter Gubernatorial Race “Very, Very” Soon

Late last week, the Brown camp emailed supporters that California Attorney General Jerry Brown will formally announce his candidacy for governor “very, very” soon. And on Saturday, February 27th, Brown responded to San Francisco’s KGO radio interviewers when they asked about his “very, very soon” comment, “Put another ‘very’ on that.” TheLiberalOC.com has also learned…

President’s Weekly Address: Washington Must Use This Opportunity to Enact Health Reform

In his weekly address, President Barack Obama said that the nation cannot lose the current opportunity to finally enact meaningful health care reform. At Thursday’s meeting on reform, both sides were able to find several areas of agreement, but there were some differences. While the President is willing and eager to move forward with members of Congress from both parties, American families and businesses cannot afford to wait another generation for reform.

Krugman nails Republicans on Healthcare Reform

Nobel prize winning econmist, Princeton professor and NT Times columnist Paul Krugman has a column in the nation’s newspaper of record that actually savages Republicans for their positions on healthcare reform.  In a word, the Republican plan is…nothing. From the piece: It was obvious how things would go as soon as the first Republican speaker,…

2010 Santa Ana Mayor’s Race- GAME ON!

The OC Register is reporting that Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido and his allies have fired the opening shot in the 2010 race for Santa Ana Mayor. When Alfredo Amezcua first announced his intentions to challenge the longtime Mayor, most pundits agreed he was the most credible challenger since Mayor Pulido won in 1994. This recent attack is evidence that the Mayor does fear the challenge that Alfredo Amezcua poses.

Opening Statment of Congresswoman Sanchez at Cybersecurity Hearing

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), Chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities, delivered the following opening statement during today’s hearing on the importance of public-private partnerships in the development of cybersecurity policy:

Time to run for OC Central Committee seats

The California Democratic Party is governed by ordinary citizens who are, for the most part, elected members of Democratic Central Committees from their various counties. Candidates for County Central Committee appear on the June primary ballot, and six members are elected from each Assembly District. The responsibility of Central Committee members is attend a monthly…