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County Ethics Commission Vote Headed for June Ballot

 This news release was issued by Orange County this afternoon. (Santa Ana, CA) — Local voters will be asked on the June 7 ballot to form an Orange County Campaign Finance and Ethics Commission and to make related changes to the County Campaign Reform Ordinance after action Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.  “Elected officials…

Correa Snags Endorsement from Senator Lara

Hot off the press from Lou Correa’s campaign: SANTA ANA, CA— Maintaining his edge in the race for California’s 46th Congressional District seat, today former State Senator Lou Correa secured support from California State Senator Ricardo Lara. Senator Lara represents California’s 33rd District and is considered one of the most influential members of the State…

Daly & Correa Back Quirk-Silva for Assembly

Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced receiving endorsements from two of Orange County’s most respected legislators, Sen. Lou Correa, (ret.) and Assemblyman Tom Daly.   Correa served in the Assembly from 1998 to 2004 and the California State Senate from 2006-2014. Daly, the former mayor of Anaheim, represents the 69th Assembly…

Shea’s Living Wage Repeal Doesn’t Erase Nepotism Wages Paid as Mayor

Irvine council member Christina Shea happily accepted an OC Taxpayers Association Roses Award of 2015 recently for her role in eliminating Irvine’s “living wage ordinance” that had been on the books since 2007.  Shea and her council majority friends claim this law cost Irvine taxpayers millions of dollars by having to pay higher wages to all City contractors’…

CD-46 Candidates: District Support Tells a Different Story

The candidates seeking to replace Loretta Sanchez in CD-46 held their first debate on Saturday after having released financial disclosure statements just before the weekend.  With spin abound, it’s a little hard to distinguish who raised what during the period, so we’ve broken it down and dug up these links that anyone can see. In…