Tag Archive for Congress

Will Ed Royce Town Hall Address Health Care Reform?

Federal politics matter on the local level. The votes of our Congressional representatives touch and affect our daily lives. And apparently my Congressional representative plans to stand with his fellow House Republicans in voting against health care reform. I plan to attend Congressman Ed Royce’s town hall meeting this Saturday to ask him what Republican…

Van Tran forms Campaign Committee for Senate in 2012

In the 9 years I have known Van Tran, I have learned to expect the unexpected. I had thought that he had dropped his plan to run for Harman’s 35th district seat in 2012 when he filed to challenge Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez.  So much for assumptions. This was posted this morning on the Little Saigon…

We hold these truths to be self-evident…

Today we celebrate our national independence 233 years after the Second Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness. I’m relieved…

Come say Hi to Beth Krom Tonight

Irvine city council member and Congressional candidate Beth Krom is hosting a fundraiser tonight at the El Torito Restaurant in Irvine.  The party starts at 5:30 tonight, so come by, make a contribution and meet the candidate. Beth also has a fan page on Facebook I encourage you to join. Beth was the only Democratic…

Hedrick: GOP Rants Ignore Real Concerns

(editor note: this ran in the Press Enterprise and is republished with permission of Bill Hedrick) By BILL HEDRICK Recently, Congress approved a budget package designed to put families first by pulling America out of recession and jumpstarting the U.S. financial system. However, the budget continues to come under attack from the radical right wing…

Beth Krom’s Kick Off Event a Successs

This afternoon Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez introduced Irvine Councilwoman Beth Krom to kick off her campaign to represent the 48th Congressional District. Krom told the 300 assembled guests that in the four years she served as Mayor of Irvine that Congressman John Campbell never once took the time to congratulate the city on their recognition as one of…

Beth Krom’s announcement

IRVINE CITY COUNCIL MEMBER BETH KROM DECLARES HER CANDIDACY FOR CONGRESS IN CALIFORNIA’S 48TH DISTRICT IRVINE, California, March 9, 2009 — Irvine City Council member Beth Krom today announced her candidacy for Congress in California’s 48th district covering the Orange County cities of Aliso Viejo, Dana Point, Irvine, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Hills, Laguna Woods, San…