â€œOne of the saddest consequences of the recession has been the foreclosure crisis, which continues to affect the entire Orange County community,â€ said Rep. Sanchez. â€œThe California Housing Financing Agency needs to hear how badly weâ€™re hurting before it decides how to distribute millions in federal funding. I hope this letter will get Orange County families their fair share.â€
The river of trouble for the 2006 GOP nominee in the 47th Congressional district, Tan Nguyen, is getting deeper. New chargesÂ have been filed by federal prosecutors alleging that not only didÂ Nguyen encourage someone to mislead investigators, he did so himself as well. In October 2006 Tan Nguyen’s campaign was responsible for the mailing of 14,000…
â€œIn the seventeen months the TSA has been without a leader, our country has experienced two airline-related terrorist incidents and the constant threat of further attacks on our country. While I am disappointed with the lengthy and partisan process it took to confirm a capable Administrator, I am looking forward to working with John Pistole and glad he was confirmed. He is a strong and experienced public servant who will bring a lifetime of law enforcement, counterterrorism, and intelligence knowledge to this critical agency.
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€