â€œOut-of-control discretionary spending threatens to cripple Americaâ€™s economy and saddle future generations of Americans with mountains of debt,â€ said Rep. Sanchez. â€œOrange County families have been forced to make tough financial decisions, and itâ€™s time for Congress to do the same. Discretionary spending caps will be an important tool in our fight to restore fiscal discipline in government.â€
â€œI wish we could just get this done and move on as many other militaries have,â€ Sanchez, D-Santa Ana, said at an Armed Services subcommittee meeting Wednesday afternoon. Sanchez said the U.S. should follow the lead of at least 20 countries in reworking its policy on allowing gays and Lesbians to serve openly. Canada, Great Britain, Australia and Israel are among those 20 nations.
I have been reading recently how the Republicans in Orange County have reached the conclusion that Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, and State Senator Lou Correa are vulnerable to defeat in November. They cite the wave of anti-incumbent feaver that is sweeping through the country. Yeah Right. Dream On!
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47), Chair of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Terrorism, Unconventional Threats and Capabilities, delivered the following opening statement during todayâ€™s hearing on the importance of public-private partnerships in the development of cybersecurity policy:
On Friday January 29th more than 200 people turned out to support Phu Nguyen at his campaign fundraising dinner. Elected officials from across California were present to show their support forÂ Phu Nguyen who is running for California State Assembly to represent the 68th district. The seat is currently held by Assemblyman Van Tran who hopes…
If you believe the hype in the media, the word is that 2010 is going to be a harsh year for Democrats. For Republicans in Orange County, they believed it to be the perfect opportunity to take out the hated Loretta Sanchez. They recruited Assemblyman Van Tran to be the candidate and since that time, it has blown up in their faces. Now the final death knell to his campaign may have arrived in the form of AUHSD Boardmember Katherine Smith.
â€œI am running because I still believe in the California Dream. My parents came to California as refugees from Vietnam with two dollars in their pocket and the dream of making a new life in this great country. They struggled and sacrificed, working long hours to build a business, but they thrived because they found opportunity. That opportunity included a great education system, infrastructure investment, support for working families, and a business community focused on common goals. Their success was linked to the success of California as it grew to the eighth largest economy in the world.â€