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Senators Dick Durbin and Lindsey Graham Take First Step Towards Protecting Immigrant Community with Bridge Act

  WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced legislation called the the Bridge Act that would offer “provisional protected presence” and employment authorization to people who currently have DACA and those eligible who have not yet applied. Sen. Durbin said the Bridge Act should be later replaced with…

PÉREZ ROLLS OUT WAVE OF PROGRESSIVE PRIORITIES FOR CONGRESS

LOS ANGELES, CA— Today, former State Assembly Speaker and candidate for the soon-to-be vacated 34th Congressional district seat, John A. Pérez, unveiled a series of progressive policy priorities that he’ll seek to advance in Washington, D.C. in the House of Representatives. Upon releasing his progressive agenda, former Assembly Speaker Pérez released the following statement: “This…

Dirty Jobs OC Edition: Anaheim City Manager

I’m not a fan of reality TV, but there’s a show called “Dirty Jobs” (now cancelled by The Discovery Channel) that documented truly awful jobs people do — like “Road Kill Cleaner” or “Zoo Cage Cleaner.”  Jobs that usually involve excrement, dirt, sweat, terrible heat or freezing cold; a job that offers no respect and…

SPEAKER EMERITUS PÉREZ KEEPS UP BARRAGE OF ENDORSEMENTS IN CA-34 BID

LOS ANGELES, CA — 24 hours after announcing his campaign to fill the soon-to-be vacated California 34th Congressional district seat following Congressman Xavier Becerra’s nomination as Attorney General of California by Governor Jerry Brown, today former California State Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez unveiled another significant wave of endorsements, including: U.S. Congresswoman Julia Brownley U.S. Congressman…

Becerra is new CA AG; Perez Files for His Seat in Congress

Lots of movement today in Sacramento.  Governor Jerry Brown has names Rep. Xaveir Beccera as the state’s first Latino AG to replace senator-elect Kamala Harris.  And former California Assembly speaker John Perez announced for Becerra’s soon to be vacant Congressional seat. From the LA Times, this story on Becerra. Perez took to Facebook to announce…