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Sanchez on Encryption

The first time I met Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, I was working with an Irvine-based cybersecurity company and she was a ranking Democrat on the House Homeland Security subcommittee.  I remember the detail of her questions and her obvious knowledge of the issues.  And she reminds me again of her in-depth knowledge on the issues concerning…

Sanchez Statement on Garland

Said Rep. Loretta Sanchez:  “I strongly support President Obama’s nomination of Justice Merrick Garland to the U.S. Supreme Court.  Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Charles Grassley should immediately set a hearing date so that Senators may fulfill their Constitutional duty.  “Every day that Senate Republicans do not take action, they prove that they are…

QUIRK-SILVA CHALLENGES DEVELOPER TO DETAIL ITS PROPOSED LAND SWAP TO BUILD VETERAN’S CEMETERY

  FULLERTON, CA—Full-time classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today challenged developer FivePoint to provide more details on its proposed land swap to meet the commitment under state law she authored to find an appropriate location for a veteran’s cemetery that serves the needs of Orange County. FivePoint recently announced an offer to…

REP. LORETTA SANCHEZ DELIVERS OPENING STATEMENT AT ARMED SERVICES BUDGET REQUEST HEARING

  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-46), senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, discussed the reality of today’s budgetary constraints with military leaders and the need for the Department of Defense to make hard decisions and prioritize its real needs.  Rep. Sanchez questioned the rationale of pursuing nuclear modernization during a…

Tribune wins auction for Register

Tribune, which publishes the Los Angeles Times and the San Diego Union Tribune in Southern California, is the new owner of Freedom Communications and the Orange County Register and the Press-Enterprise in the Inland Empire.  There were considerable pleas from a number of community leaders calling for the Register to retain “local ownership” but the…

The Math eliminates Bernie, Crowns Hillary; Time to Face Facts

Tuesday’s 5 for 5 primary victory in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Missouri and Illinois means unless there is a major implosion by Secretary Hillary Clinton, the Democratic nomination is all but wrapped up.  The Democratic Party is the first major party to offer a woman as a candidate for president.  For those who #FeelTheBern, the…