Tag Archive for Senator Lou Correa

Correa Calls upon the Governor to Approve Vital Small Business Bill

SACRAMENTO, CA – State Senator Lou Correa (Orange County) issued the following statement urging Governor Schwarzenegger to sign Senate Bill 66 (SB 66), introduced by Senator Curren Price (Los Angeles): “California’s small businesses are the backbone of our economy and a primary source of job creation.  It is vital for our state’s economic recovery that…

Senator Lou Correa to Promote Teen Driver Safety

SANTA ANA, CA – California State Senator Lou Correa is partnering with the California Highway Patrol (CHP), Santa Ana Police Department (SAPD) and Police Services of the Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD) to present an October 20 student assembly at Godinez Fundamental High School in Santa Ana in observance of National Teen Driver Safety…

Senator Lou Correa Honored By National Guard

SACRAMENTO, CA— State Senator Lou Correa today received high honors from the National Guard Association of California (NGAC) for his strong support to California’s servicemen and women.  Senator Correa was the recipient of the Charles Dick Medal of Merit award. The ceremony took place at the California National Guard headquarters in Sacramento. Established in 1988,…

Sierra Club Opposes 57 Freeway Extension

Some good news came on the much derided proposal to extend the 57 Freeway down the middle of the Santa Ana River to either the 405 or PCH, depending on which proposal is presented at the time. State Senator Lou Correa has long been a champion of trying to stop this boondoggle, one of the…

Governor Signs Correa Bill to Aid California Non-profit Organizations

NOTE: The following press release was sent from Senator Lou Correa’s Sacramento office. SACRAMENTO, CA – Today Governor Schwarzenegger approved Senate Bill 200, authored by Senator Lou Correa (Orange County). SB 200 will allow California non-profit organizations to announce and advertise raffles on the internet and strengthen the existing prohibition in the law regarding the…

County Pension Reform Legislation Moves Out of Committee

Senate Bill SB752 was heard this morning in the Assembly Public Employees, Retirement and Social Security Committee. The legislation will enable a second-tier pension option for new and existing Orange County employees that was negotiated as part of the new contract agreements for county workers represented by the Orange County Employee’s Association. The option is expected…

No Budget, IOUs, Home for the Holiday Weekend

From the Orange County Register’s Jennifer Muir and Brian Joseph: SACRAMENTO – Lawmakers headed home Thursday without a budget deal, as the state controller’s office began printing tens of thousands of IOUs, leaving vendors, municipal governments and students who receive financial aid bracing for the worst.  Action on the budget appears to be stalled until Monday,…