From the Daily Pilot we finally have news that isn’t a waste of their reader’s time. Newly appointed member of the OC Fair Board Nick Berardino has called for an audit of the activities of the Fair Board for the past three years in order to restore transparency and accountability to the board.
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â€œFamilies in my district have been forced to make hard decisions and cut spending to make ends meet. Why shouldnâ€™t Members of Congress do the same?â€ said Rep. Sanchez. â€œOur focus must be on getting people back to work, strengthening our economy, and reducing the deficit. Thatâ€™s what I will continue to fight for in Congress.
President Obama lays out what Wall Street Reform is about. The strongest consumer protections ever. Bringing transparency to financial dealings. Closing loopholes to stop recklessness and irresponsibility. Holding Wall Street accountable and giving shareholders new power in the financial system.
After the Orange County Board of Supervisors failed to agendize proposed reforms requiring lobbyists to register and report on their activities to influence county government on matters of public interest, Senator Joe Dunn (ret.) spoke during Public Comments, noting he filed a notice to circulate a petition before the voters. Confident taxpayers want County government to operate with transparency and accountability, Dunn plans to lead an effort to gather the nearly 73,000 signatures required to place the reforms on the November 2010 ballot.