â€œI strongly support the DISCLOSE Act, which will dramatically increase transparency and accountability in political spending. Corporations and foreign governments shouldnâ€™t be allowed to issue a blank check to influence the outcome of our elections. Itâ€™s completely inconsistent with our democratic principles.
â€œI am committed to providing Orange County police officers, fire fighters, and first responders with the resources they need to keep our community safe,â€ said Rep. Sanchez. â€œBut weâ€™re currently attaching too many strings to these resources. Local law enforcement officers, not Homeland Security bureaucrats, know how to best protect our community from potential threats. We should trust them to make some important spending decisions.â€
The following press release, presented in its entirety and with original emphasis,Â arrived today from Rep. Loretta Sanchez Congresswomanâ€™s amendment would encourage smart investments in high-growth industries in Southern California WASHINGTON, D.C. â€“ Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today voted to provide Orange Countyâ€™s small businesses with the capital they need to grow â€“ and fuel…
â€œEach year, approximately 800,000 individuals are trafficked across U.S. and international borders. These victims, most of whom are women, are routinely sold into domestic servitude, exploited for commercial sex, or forced into labor at factories and sweatshops. These abuses are a serious violation of fundamental human rights and must be stopped.â€
For a small “g” government Republican Van Tran sure puts an interesting spin on things. He tries to paint Congresswoman Sanchez as an ineffective member of Congress while ignoring his own dismal record of doing absolutely nothing for his Assembly district. Even on his own campaign website Van Tran cannot point to one single accomplishment that he can be credited with for his time in the Assembly.
On Saturday, the Orange County Young DemocratsÂ hosted their annual William Jefferson Clinton Awards Luncheon in Irvine. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, AssemblyÂ Speaker John A. PÃ©rez, State Senator Lou Correa, Assemblyman Jose Solorio, headlined the list ofÂ Â elected democrats and candidatesÂ from all over Orange County gathered for the sold out event. Rancho Santiago Community College District Board Trustee John…
In a 234 – 194 vote, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a $700 billion defense department spending authorization bill which includes a provision for repeal of the ban on gays and lesbians serving in the military. The approval, followed inclusion of the same provision in the Senate version of the bill by the Senate Armed Services Committee. The fight now moves on to the full Senate.