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SAUSD makes huge strides in Graduation Rates, Lowers Dropout Rates

New programs passed by the Santa Ana Unified School district Democratic majority have been paying dividends for quite some time and now, there’s documented proof these policies are working for Latino/Hispanic students. Trends show improved graduation rates and lower dropout rates consistently over years.  We’re happy to share these results which surpass rates in OC and…

Tax Day is Tomorrow; will Trump release his 2016 Returns

President Donald Trump’s 2016 federal income tax returns are not under audit.  Will he release his taxes tomorrow?  And for that matter, will Senator Bernie Sanders ever release his 2015 or 2016 returns because he’s in no position to criticize Trump while Sanders’ own returns are still a closely guarded secret. There are a number…

Recall Effort Launched Against Josh Newman

Per the Sacramento Bee, a campaign to recall State Senator Josh Newman (SD-29) has been launched by a conservative San Diego Radio host on Newman’s vote on the road repairs/tax increase. You can read about it here. Republicans across the state are losing their minds over what amounts to a few hundreds bucks a year…

Bauman Launches Bold Ideas Initiative for CDP Chair

We received this email from Eric Bauman, LA County Democratic Party chair and candidate for CDP Chair: Fellow Democrats, In just over six weeks, California Democrats will convene and choose our pathway forward. In order for us to remain the citadel of resistance against Trump and the beating heart of the progressive movement, I believe…