Tag Archive for Speaker John A. Pérez

Clinton, Warren, and Pelosi Headline DNC2012 tonight

Time Warner Arena DNC2012 (Photo: John Christian Hansen)

Wednesday night’s DNC2012 proceedings will focus on the economy and jobs with business leaders Austin Ligon, founder and retired CEO of CarMax and Jim Sinegal, CEO of Costco speaking about the importance of investing in innovation and infrastructure. AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka will be speaking in the second hour of the program 6pm-7pm (EDT). Tom Steyer, Co-Founder of Advanced Energy Economy will speek following a video presentation on the importance of energy to our economy.

Speaker John A. Pérez: It Absolutely Gets Better

Asm. Speaker John A. Perez - OCYD Clinton Awards

Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) released a Youtube video as part of the It Gets Better series created in the wake of national headlines of LGBT kids committing suicide after anti-gay bullying and harassment by their peers. The series was created by columnist Dan Savage, and in it participants are asked to convey to LGBT kids that it gets better by sharing their stories of coming out, their experiences as LGBT youth and adults and the ultimate message that it gets better.

GOTV Push Draws Big Guns to Orange County

On Saturday, U. S. Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis blazed a trail through the cities of Orange and Anaheim in support of organized labor candidates and Congresswoman Sanchez. Solis’ first stop was the Orange County Labor Federation’s lunch time rally at the IBEW Local 441 Union hall. Solis rallied the 475 volunteers on hand to continue their efforts for labor supportive candidates in Orange County.

OCYD Clinton Awards a Success

On Saturday, the Orange County Young Democrats hosted their annual William Jefferson Clinton Awards Luncheon in Irvine. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez, State Senator Lou Correa, Assemblyman Jose Solorio, headlined the list of  elected democrats and candidates from all over Orange County gathered for the sold out event. Rancho Santiago Community College District Board Trustee John…

OC Young Democrats to Honor Speaker John A. Pérez

The Orange County Young Democrats will be holding their annual Clinton Awards Luncheon this coming weekend. This will be a great event that will raise funds to support the activities of the club for the elections season. Here are the details. The Orange County Young Democrats cordially invite you to attend our 2010 Annual Clinton…

Speaker John A. Pérez: California Must Unite Around Solutions

At his swearing-in as California’s 68th Assembly Speaker at the State Capitol today, Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) said his top priority is to get Californians back to work. In his speech, which was delivered before several hundred community and business leaders, working men and women and elected officials, Pérez said he would work to implement innovative ideas around job creation and government reform and he also pledged to work across both sides of the aisle to deliver results for Californians.