Tag Archive for Orange County Board of Supervisors

Morning News Bits 6-27-2011

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Today we have a bit of a busy morning in the news department on both the local and national scene. Locally: Santa Ana Mayor Is Director of Bank Under Federal Watch and Supervisors Balk at Funding for Obesity Programs.

OC Supervisors to Appeal Pension Decision to CA Supreme Court

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SANTA ANA — Even though in January the Orange County Board of Supervisors experienced Another Nail in the Coffin for Moorlach’s Pension Lawsuit Folly, they have decided to continue their failed lawsuit to overturn negotiated retroactive pension benefits of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs. After spending more than $2 ¼ million on their fools errand, they’re planning to…

Lobbyist Registration Ordinance Approved By Board of Supervisors

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On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance to require the registration of individuals who engage in lobbying activities before the County of Orange. Specifically “lobbying activities” means any oral, written, or electronic communication to a County Supervisor, made directly or indirectly, for the purpose of persuading or influencing official actions or decisions of the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

You’re A Mean One Mr. Moorlach

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Over the weekend Supervisor John Moorlach fired off a premptive Op-Ed in the Orange County Register attacking public employees and blaming their pension benefits for budget shortfalls and what the headline to his commentary describes as a “Formula for disaster.” Moorlach goes on with this misleading argument against defined benefit retirement plans.