Tag Archive for Orange County Board of Supervisors

County denies breast cancer program for young women

The Health Care Agency of Orange County, under direction from the board of supervisors, won’t fund Planned Parenthood’s Breast Health Care Program UPDATE: We got a call back from HCA spokesperson Deanne Thompson this afternoon regarding the Planned Parenthood grant application. According to Thompson the Health Care Agency has not yet made a final determination…

OC Supervisors May Impose Politically Socialized Medicine

I would never have imagined that I would write this headline in Orange County, California. Long considered a conservative-republican bastion, it flies in the face of all that is conservative to have the “government” involved in the health care conversations between a patient and their doctor. But that is exactly what the Orange County Board…

County of Orange Spending Over $1.7 Million Of Your Money to Cut Sheriff Pensions

COUNTY OF ORANGE LEGAL BILLS NOW TOTAL OVER $1.7 MILLION FOR UNSUCCESSFUL COUNTY LAWSUIT TO CUT DEPUTY SHERIFF PENSIONS Outside Legal Counsel Rings Up $383,000 In Bills For January & February, Bringing County’s Total Legal Costs For Tossed Out Lawsuit To $1,727,320.57 SANTA ANA – The County of Orange’s legal bills for County Supervisor John…

OC Supes New Approach to Planned Parenthood Contract

Jennifer Muir over at the Orange County Register reports that the Board of Supervisors will be considering a new course in dealing with the mess that Supervisor Moorlach pushed them into. After Supervisor Moorlach pushed the Board in between an ideological rock and a hard place over a Planned Parenthood health education contract in March; it looks like calmer…

Planned Parenthood to Deliver Petitions to Supes

At today’s Board of Supervisors meeting Supervisor Janet Nguyen will present a Resolution recognizing Public Health Week which started yesterday, April 6th. At the same meeting, Jennifer Muir reports in the Orange County Register on the Healthy Living Blog that: Planned Parenthood supporters plan to submit petitions to Orange County Supervisors on Tuesday urging them…

Taxpayer Funded Gambling

On Monday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors decided to continue their taxpayer funded casino run. They’ve hopped on the bus and they’re in all the way. They have decided to continue their foolish legal attack on the pension benefits of Orange County Sheriff’s Deputies. At more than $1.5 million and counting, it’s anyone’s guess how much…