While I understand the desire to pull surprising, and even shocking statistics, out of a report to prop up a flawed argument; in this case the Orange County Register seems to have noting else to support their position.
by Chris Prevatt • • 1 Comment
I say pretzel because the convoluted, twisted logic they use in their editorial makes a pretzel look like a straight line. In their Editorial “Make the ‘right to vote’ on taxes a two-way street” the Register argues; “Mr. Brown says…
by Chris Prevatt • • 5 Comments
An interesting OC Watchdog report from Teri Sforza in today’s OC Register highlights the extensive, and rather expensive, medical benefits that come with the low pay job of being an elected local government official.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 2 Comments
The Orange County Register published the compensation of public school administrators, teachers and classified employees in its edition on Sunday.Â So if you’re dying to know how much your kid’s school principal makes or how much/how little a teacher earns,…
by Chris Prevatt • • 4 Comments
Maybe I’m calling the race a little early but things aren’t looking up for Assemblyman Van Tran… It seems the the elective reign of the Emperor of Little Saigon is coming to a close.
by Dan Chmielewski • • 14 Comments
Now that Rep. Loretta Sanchez is set to debate Van Tran on KOCE (she isn’t going to debate him as much as she’ll mop the floor with him), it looks like the Van Tran “Debate Duck” is out of a…
by Chris Prevatt • • 2 Comments
Five years ago, Supervisor Bill Campbell and the Orange County Employees Association recognized two things: the importance of providing quality health care coverage for retired county employees and the rising cost of doing so. So, together, we addressed these issues head-on. Through the collective bargaining process, OCEA and the county arrived at an agreement that reduced the county’s unfunded liability for retiree medical benefits by $815 million while continuing to ensure our employees would receive adequate care in their most vulnerable years.