With the prospect of a $16 billion budget shortfall facing the state, we thought we’d review the positions of the top three candidates in the 69th Assembly contest on the Governor’s proposed tax increases.
On Sunday afternoon, a volunteer walking a precinct for the Orange County Labor Federation’s Dignity PAC on behalf of candidate Julio Perez was chased down and pushed to the ground by supporters of Councilwoman Michele Martinez. The volunteer received minor injuries and was forced to stop walking that precinct.
Titled “Meet Julio Perez,” a mailer from Dignity PAC, an Independent Expenditure committee formed by organized labor organizations in Orange County to support Julio Perez for Assembly, was distributed last week to voters in the 69th Assembly district. This is the first mail, that we are aware of, in the race.
The Orange County Professional Firefighters Association have decided to endorse Tm Daly for Assembly after endorsing Labor Activist Julio Perez earlier this month. Here’s the press release that explains it all. Dual endorsements in this race are all over the place from Assembly Jose Solorio’s dual endorsement of Daly and Santa Ana council member Michele…