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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…

About Jordan Brandman…..

Jordan Brandman is gay. The Anaheim council member and CD-46 Congressional candidate sat down with TheLiberalOC Wednesday following an Orange County Democratic “who’s who” VIP luncheon with New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand in Costa Mesa. Last weekend’s National Coming Out Day and thoughtful introspection through chats with close family and friends prompted Brandman to come…

Bao Nguyen formally announces bid for Congress in CD-46

It’s not exactly a secret, but Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen made it official today.  He’s “going national” and running for Loretta Sanchez’s seat in Congress. GARDEN GROVE, CA – Bao Nguyen today announced his candidacy for Congress in California’s 46th district. Bao, whose family emigrated from Vietnam, has devoted his career to the citizens…