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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

Sen. Lou Correa (Photo: Lou Delgado)

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

Sharon Quirk-Silva

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

Shea, Amante, Choi and Schott with an award of shame.

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’…