Tag Archive for Chuck DeVore

Get Your “Primary Preview” on Tomorrow!

Still have questions about the June 3 election? And would you like your questions answered? Great, then why not join OC Grassroots Progressives for a special “primary preview” at Steve Young’s campaign office in Irvine tomorrow, so you can finally figure out what all those downballot issues are! *Be an Informed Voter!* Of course we…

McCain Lobbyists Resign Over Ties to Myanmar Military Junta

Marty Wisckol had an item in today’s paper about an 8-person meeting with Floyd Brown last week in Irvine; Brown is responsible for the negative ads about Willie Horton that painted 1988 Democratic candidate Michael Dukakis as soft on crime when statistics told quite the opposite story.  And my state assemblyman Chuck DeVore was there to defend…

Chuck DeVore and Tom Harman Support Higher Taxes*

*If you are a part of a gay/lesbian couple…. And Heather Pritchard inspired this post ;)  Today is Tax Day, and if you just happen to be part of a Gay/Lesbian couple, you’re paying more taxes than your straight/married counterparts.  Why?  Gays and Lesbians cannot take advantage of the marriage deduction and routinely pay more in taxes…

DeVore’s Nanny-State Parking Bill Dies in Committee

Irvine Assemblyman Chuck DeVore, who claims to have coined and popularized the term “Nanny-State,” saw his proposal to issue temporary disblility plackards to pregnant women die in the Assembly Transportation Committee yesterday. DeVore failed to notice that pregnant women can receive disabled placards if their doctors diagnose major mobility problems. DeVore told the Sacramento Bee…

When did Pregnancy become a Disablity?

Chuck DeVore wants to give special parking passes to pregnant women during their last three months of pregnancy and two months after giving birth. Now, I’ve been pregnant, not a walk in the park but most certainly not disabling either. It’s patronizing to say that pregnant women need special parking; I’m tired of our society…