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Rep. Correa Votes No on Budget

Wednesday, Rep. Lou Correa (CD-46) voted against H.R. 244 (the budget) because of how it funded DHS and immigration enforcement. The final tally was 309 to 118, with15 Democrats voting against the bill and 103 Republicans voting against it as well.  But the bill still passed the House. “I applaud my colleagues for reaching a bi-partisan…

HARLEY ROUDA ENLISTS TOP-NOTCH STRATEGISTS, CAMPAIGN TEAM IN CA-48 BID

  LAGUNA BEACH, CA — Shortly after news broke of his dominating fundraising performance which highlighted his total funds raised and cash-on-hand as within striking distance of incumbent Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, today businessman and Democrat Harley Rouda, who has already assembled an operation comprised of 400 volunteer signs ups and 48 precinct captains, made public the…

Agran on Vets Cemetery & Memorial

Larry Agran

Governor Jerry Brown will come to Irvine this week to tour the two locations for a proposed Veteran’s Cemetery and Memorial; the original site at the Great Park and the location near the El Toro Y that developer FivePoint has offered to swap acre for acre — in spite of the fact the value of…

Senator Newman’s “Keep Arts in Schools Fund” Passes Appropriations Committee

(SACRAMENTO, CA) –Senate Bill (SB) 503, authored by Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton), passed the Senate Appropriations Committee today on a 7 to 0 vote.  This bill gives California taxpayers the option to support public arts education programs through a voluntary tax check-off.   “Access to art education is proven to be a key factor in the…

LA’s Largest Dem Club, Nevada and Tulare Counties Endorse Ellis

Kimberly Ellis continues to enjoy a strong majority of support from central committee members throughout California and grassroots Democratic club activists up and down the state, as evidenced by the latest endorsements from Nevada County and Tulare County Democratic Central Committees, as well as nine clubs. The East Area Progressive Democratic Club, Los Angeles’ largest Democratic club, endorsed Ellis with a vote…