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Wagner Pushes Changes to Irvine City Charter to Silence Public , Aid Developers

Irvine mayor Don Wagner often likes to tout his conservative credentials, yet a new change he is proposing to the Irvine Cit Charter would effectivey silence “special interest groups” from using referendums to change policy while giving a green light to developers — who fund the council majority campaigns. Here’s language from Wagner’s memo to…

End Citizens United Endorses Katie Porter in CA-45 Against Big Money 20 Incumbent Mimi Walters

End Citizens United (ECU) today endorsed Katie Porter in California’s 45th Congressional district. A public interest attorney and Wall Street watchdog, Porter is refusing all corporate PAC money in her bid for Congress. She is running against incumbent Congresswoman Mimi Walters, who was recently named to ECU’s Big Money 20 list for selling out her…

Umberg will run for State Senate

Hot off the press: SANTA ANA – U.S. Army Colonel (Ret.) & former Federal Prosecutor and State Assemblyman Tom Umberg announced today that he is running for State Senate to represent California’s 34th Senate District.   “I am running for State Senate because I believe that our community needs a strong fighter in Sacramento who…

Eastin Goes Corporate Free

Delaine Eastin, former State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the first non-wealthy woman to run a competitive race for Governor of California is joining the growing tide of democratic candidates around the country and declining corporate donations, known as “corporate free”. This includes corporate PACS and contributions from corporate lobbyists. “Our campaign finance system is…