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DNC LGBT Caucus 551 Members Strong

California has the largest contingent of LGBT delegates from any state at 76. That is more than double the number from the nearest delegation, New York, at 36. Steven Kerrigan, the openly bay CEO of the convention addressed the LGBT caucus telling delegates that the 2012 DNC has the largest and most diverse delegation of…

OC Labor Federation to Honor Speaker Pérez

At their 10th annual Solidarity Awards dinner, the OC Labor Federation will honor Assembly Speaker John Pérez and other worthy recipients. The dinner is on May 22, 2010 at the Anaheim Convention Center.  From today’s press release: Orange County Labor Federation to Honor Speaker John A. Pérez, Nick Berardino and other labor and community leaders…

Lorri Galloway announces key union endorsement

Got this press release today from the Lorri Galloway campaign for her Fourth District BoS race: The Orange County Labor Federation has Endorsed Lorri Galloway for the Orange County Board of Supervisors, 4th District. Anaheim, Ca, February 28, 2010 The Orange County Labor Federation representing thousands of working families throughout the county has endorsed Lorri…

Assembly Speaker-Elect John Perez Endorses Galloway for Fourth District Supervisor

Breaking news: Lorri Galloway gets significant endorsement for Fourth District supervisor’s race. California Assembly Speaker Elect, John Perez, endorses Anaheim Councilmember Lorri Galloway for Orange County Supervisor. Anaheim, Ca, February 18, 2010 – Assembly speaker elect, John Perez, has endorsed Anaheim city councilmember Lorri Galloway for Orange County Supervisor 4th District. “Lorri Galloway has been…

Assemblyman John Pérez on Arnold’s Illegal Vetos

SACRAMENTO – In this Democratic weekly address, Assemblymember John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles), Chair of Assembly Democratic Caucus, calls the line-item vetoes Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger made to budget solution bills passed by the legislature last week illegal.  Pérez says “according to the California Supreme Court, the Governor’s authority to line-item veto only applies to new…

Assembly Speaker on Budget Vote

SACRAMENTO – In this week’s Democratic address, Assembly Speaker Karen Bass (D-Los Angeles) sees spending cuts and new revenues as necessary components of a budget that will help California end a cash crisis that has already impacted employment and state payments to taxpayers. She calls the compromise needed to close California’s $42 billion budget deficit a…