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Senator Correa Cuts His Own Pay

Citing hard times ahead for California, State Senator Correa acts to reduce legislative pay Sacramento – In light of California’s dire budget shortfall, Orange County’s State Senator Lou Correa today took action to immediately cut his own legislative salary 10% (ten percent) below what is currently allowed to be paid to legislators. In a letter…

Special Election: The No’s have it 5-1

Early results show what was expected for today’s Special Election. 1A          NO 1B           NO 1C           NO 1D           NO 1E           NO 1F          YES Public Services are screwed. Here is the link to the Secretary of State Results page: http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/props/59.htm

Moorlach Proposes Filing Bankruptcy

In discussing their positions on legislative matters at their Board meeting, Supervisor Moorlach proposed telling the Governor to go ahead and make his day and take funds away from local governments under Prop 1A. Moorlach said; “it would be kind of fun for the Governor to throw us in that briar patch.” Moorlach added that…

I’m Voting Yes on the Propositions

T’was the night before Election and all through the state; Propositions all failing; that seems to be our fate. Budget cuts have been flung, to give us a scare. In the hopes that new revenues would forestall our despair. Republicans call for less spending, which is nothing new; While hoping for bankruptcy to ensure our…

The Final Tally

Whether you support or oppose the measures on the special election ballot, you will probably need a drink after the polls close, so come down to Downtown Santa Ana and have a beverage with people from all over the political spectrum. FINAL TALLY Tuesday, May 19, 2009 8:00 PM – ? Memphis At the Santora…