Tag Archive for Lorri Galloway

Galloway issues Statement on Anaheim City Employees Contract

Voice of OC reporter Adam Elmahrek published this story about “generous” contracts provided to Anaheim city employees last month which promised the city’s general employees union with no layoffs, no outsourcing of city services, a stop to furloughs, and a lump sum payment of $2,200 to every employee who took furlough days as the city worked through…

Ballot Initiative in Anaheim Nearing Signature Target

TheLiberalOC has learned that organizers of a petition drive to halt a $158 million giveaway to two hotels in Anaheim have overcome incredible odds and are close to achieving the necessary number of signatures to place an initative on the ballot in November.  Late last month, the group seeking to stop the giveaway was told…

Lorri Galloway Issues Statement on “Let the People Vote”

We received this statement below from Anaheim city council member Lorri Galloway. Last Tuesday, three members of the Anaheim City Council voted to take my Mayor Pro Tem title away because I signed an initiative entitled, “Let the People Vote.”  In the past few days, I have received an amazing number of kind letters, emails,…

Residents launch initiative to Take Back Anaheim

Larry Larsen (Photo: Chris Prevatt)

Following months of debate over the back-room deal resulting in the handover of $158 million in future Transient Occupancy Tax revenue to spur the development of two luxury hotels, a group of residents has filed a charter amendment initiative to Let the People Vote on such deals in the future.

Hot Time at Anaheim City Hall Tuesday Night

Anaheim Seal

It wasn’t very pretty Tuesday night for the three members of the Anaheim City Council who voted to give away $158 million in future bed tax revenues to the developers of two hotels in the troubled Garden Walk district. A couple hundred residents showed up to express their displeasure over the decision…

Does Perez Have the Early Edge in AD-69?

Julio Perez

Labor leader Julio Perez and Santa Ana council member Michele Martinez are the only announced candidates for AD-69 (many political watchers expect OC Clerk-Recorder and former Anaheim Mayor Tom Daly to enter the race as well).  Perez held a fundraiser last week in Santa Ana at trendy and oh-so-gentrified Bistro 400 and Martinez has her…