Tag Archive for California

Paging our Sacramento Legislators….

I received this from Wendy Bokota, a legislative action leader in Irvine.  Consider this an open letter to our state assembly members and state senators in Orange County. I know you read this blog Chuck DeVore; please read this post. As a concerned citizen and child advocate, I ask that you Support the Legislative Conference…

Will you stand with John Chiang against Arnold?

I just got this note from State Controller John Chiang this afternoon. I wrote last week that John had made it clear that he will not comply with any Executive Order from Governor Schwarzenegger to reduce the pay of state workers to minimum wage until a state budget is passed. When I received word that…

Controllernator Says No to Terminator

The LATimes reported on thursday that Governor Schwarzenegger plans to issue an executive order next week cutting the salaries of almost 200,000 state workers if the Legislature doesn’t pass a state budget by August 1st. In a press statement, State Controller John Chiang said; “There is sufficient cash to make all payments, including state payroll, through…

Why Local Politics Matters

I’m sure you’re all figuring out that you’re in for another of my crazy rants. Well if you can’t stomach it, feel free to check out the other posts on this blog. Otherwise, stick with me as I try to point out something that often gets ignored. Local races are often overlooked, even by many…

ECCO Nuptial Bliss Wedding Reception!

On Sunday, July 27th, ECCO will be celebrating Full Marriage Equality at our Nuptial Bliss Wedding Reception. Brian Chase, Senior Staff Attorney for Lambda Legal, will be welcoming guests at the home of Retired Senator Joe and Diane Dunn (1911 Heliotrope, Santa Ana, CA) from 3pm to 5pm. The festivities will include champagne, hors d’oeuvres,…