Orange County 4th District Supervisor, who ran for election and re-election under a pension reform platform promising not to accept a taxpayer pension for doing his job, has been revealed as a hypocrite for accepting an enormous taxpayer-funded pension after all. Both the OC Register and the Voice of OC have the scoop. But we…
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For the past couple of weeks the OC Register has been highlighting the positive realities of what our county public employees contribute to the welfare of our community, through its content partnership with the OCEA. This week, OCEA presents a full page ad focusing on bringing transparency to the apparent pay-to-play actions of the Orange County Board of Supervisors.
County Supervisor’s Patricia Bates and Janet Nguyen are unlikely to take leadership roles on the Board of Supervisors in 2014. Given the ongoing corruption investigations and back-room deals given to contractors—who fund their campaigns—that these two “leaders” are distancing themselves from a negative public impression of the board.
Yesterday we learned an interesting detail about how the “Negotiators” on the Orange County Board of Supervisors go about hiring a new CEO. Rumors have been floating around the Hall of Administration that the new CEO would be paid enough to offset the amount that they must pay to cover their share of their pension benefits.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro have both issued statements regarding the politicization of healthcare by the County’s Board of Supervisors. Barbaro and the DPOC released the following statement: Today, DPOC Chair Frank Barbaro added his voice to the growing number of concerned citizens in condemning last week’s decision by the Orange County…
Yesterday, the Board considered a proposal from Supervisor Bill Campbell to take Orange County out of the dark ages of back room political deals and insider influence trading into the 21st century world of government transparency. The proposal itself did not go nearly far enough, but it was a first step that required registration of paid lobbyists.