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Rep. Loretta Sanchez Hosts Forum to Discuss OC Pension Reform

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez hosts OC Pension Reform forum with OC Supervisor Bill Campbell (left) and OCEA General Manager Nick Berardino (right) [Photo: Office of Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez]

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) Thursday hosted a critical forum on the pension crisis facing Orange County. Alongside OC Supervisor Bill Campbell and Orange County Employees Association General Manager Nick Berardino, Sanchez discussed the status of pension reform in Orange County, the status of her pension bill HR 2934, and the next steps moving forward.

Women’s Groups and OCEA ask Attorney General to investigate Bustamante Abuse

Jennifer Muir, OCEA Assistant General Manager speaks to reporters about the request for the Attorney General to investigate Bustamante Abuse allegations. (Photo: LiberalOC.com)

At noon on Tuesday a couple dozen women gathered at the Old Santa Ana Court House to call upon the California Attorney General to investigate the failures in management at the County of Orange. Specifically they want an investigation of how those failures allowed the sexual abuse allegedly perpetrated by former Public Works Executive Manager and Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante to go unaddressed for so long.

California Democratic Party Takes Positions on Ballot Initiatives

Rancho Santiago Community College District Trustee and Resolutions Committee Co-Chair John Hanna convenes the Resolutions Committee of the California Democratic Party

This weekend delegates to the Executive Board of the California Democratic Party met in Anaheim, in part, to determine party positions on the November 6th General Election ballot initiatives. Our own John Hanna, a Rancho Community College District Trustee, co-chairs the Resolutions Committee which guides the decision-making process on party resolutions and state-wide ballot measures.

100 Days to Keep America Moving Forward

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When you become involved in the election process in your community, you get the opportunity to meet new friends and share your stories with your neighbors. It’s exciting to share why you support President Barack Obama and why it is so important to our future that the policies and vision of the Obama administration continue to move us FORWARD.

Dot De Leon Running for DNC

Dot De Leon

On Saturday July 28th, the California Democratic Party Executive Board will meet in Anaheim. One of their tasks will be to select 19 members to the Democratic National Committee for the 2012-2016 term. My friend Dot Deleon is campaigning for one of those seats.