Tag Archive for Janet Nguyen

Is Janet Nguyen Violating the Baugh Manifesto?

Supervisor Janet Nguyen (Campaign photo)

The SD-34 race is heating up and Orange County Supervisor Janet Nguyen may have run afowl of the Baugh Manifesto, where Republican candidates for office are not allowed to accept contributions from public employee unions.  Nguyen has accepted public union PAC money; on May 2, Nguyen’s campaign reported a $4,000 donation from the Santa Ana and Orange County…

GOP Donor Backing AAA’s SB 994 Behind Efforts to Deny Democrats Supermajority Status

Assemblyman Jose Solorio

When you think AAA, you think emergency road service and maps for the family vacation (although Garmin and Google Maps have pretty much put an end to that). But in reality, AAA is is an insurance company. Last week, it unveiled legislation, SB 994, billed as the “AAA Insurance Data Grab Bill” by its opponents, that would allow insurance companies to access data from automobiles.

So much for “Leadership” from Nguyen and Bates

OC Supervisor Pat Bates Photo: Chris Prevatt, TheLiberalOC

County Supervisor’s Patricia Bates and Janet Nguyen are unlikely to take leadership roles on the Board of Supervisors in 2014. Given the ongoing corruption investigations and back-room deals given to contractors—who fund their campaigns—that these two “leaders” are distancing themselves from a negative public impression of the board.

Santa Ana PD on Janet Nguyen-ParadeGate: Nothing to See Here

Supervisor Janet Nguyen

After OC Weekly’s Matt Coker posted this story based on a blog post in NewSantaAna about OC Supervisor Janet Nguyen placing her toddler son at risk in last Sunday’s Fiestas Patrias Parade in downtown Santa Ana, we immediately thought “slow news day.”  Coker, channeling blogger and Nguyen-critic Art Pedroza, writes: The supervisor, who is a…

Solorio Birthday Bash/Fundraiser Gets New Location

Jose Solorio

Rancho Santiago CCD Trustee and State Senate candidate will hold his annual birthday party and fundraiser at Original Mike’s in Santa Ana this year.  Solorio, who made the rounds at Saturday’s DPOC open house, trailed County Supervisor Janet Nguyen in the last fundraising report Democrats who want to keep this seat blue need to come…

Observations from Primary Night

Primary night has come and gone.  And there’s a number of things the results of yesterday’s election reveal.  In no particular order, and noting that some results still can change, these observations: In Wisconsin, voters returned control of the State Senate back to Democrats making Governor Scott Walker’s job harder not easier.  If Democrats in…