More than 50 activists and counter protesters gathered at 1 p.m. outside the office of Congressman Ed Royce on Tuesday to demand he change his positions on immigration and support President Barack Obama’s reform plan that would clear a path to citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants. The group, organized by the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, or CHIRLA is part of a national effort…
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Keeping Families Together immigration bus tour will make a stop outside Congressman Ed Royce’s office. Congressman Royce, has ignored previous requests to speak to immigrant rights groups about a common sense immigration policy.
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It was ten-years ago that I contacted the Compliance Officer for the Orange County Health Care Agency to report improper conduct on the part of the agency related to the management of Federal HIV/AIDS funds. I was a Program Supervisor…
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Darrell Issa, the congressman representing much of south Orange County is far from the serious legislator that an Orange County Register editorial claims he is. Apparently, after 12 years in office, Darrell Issa, or at least his staff, have not learned that the President does not introduce legislation.
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It’s a classic argument offered by Libertarian economists; “an increase in the minimum wage will kill jobs.” The problem with the argument is that the facts show this isn’t the case. A 2011 study found that minimum wages don’t hurt the employment prospects of low-wage workers.
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Over the past week we learned of the termination of the County’s popular Green Fair, NRC held a hearing on the reopening of San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, and Nick Berardino pushed back on an Orange County Register editorial attacking organized labor.
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Last night’s State of the Union address by President Barack Obama covered a long list of domestic and foreign policy initiatives common to such messages. The President called on congress to pass entitlement reforms and other legislative initiatives rather than moving from one manufactured crisis to another.