Tag Archive for Steven Choi

AD-68 News: Choi and Pauly are in

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The race to replace Don Wagner as AD-68 assembly representative just got more crowded.  Irvine Mayor Steven Choi and former Villa Park council member Deborah Pauly have announced plans to run for assembly against Anaheim Republican Harry Sidhu. Sidhu, vilified by the former Friends for Fullerton’s Future blog for being a carpetbagger in the 2012…

Updated: Reaction to the Supreme Court’s Ruling on Gay Marriage from OC’s Electeds

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With today being so historic, TheLiberalOC has asked elected officials and candidates across OC for their reaction to the Supreme Court’s ruling that same-sex marriage is a constitution right.  We contacted the city councils in Irvine, Santa Ana, and Anaheim as well as the County Board of Supervisors and candidates for State Senate and the…

Irvine City Council Repeals Living Wage; Schott and Shea Defend Decision as Adhering to Christian Values

Jeff Lalloway and Christina Shea with Irvine Mayor Steven Choi-2014

As expected, the Irvine City Council’s Republican majority repealed the City’s nation-leading and longstanding Living Wage ordinance at Tuesday’s meeting.  Speaker after speaker, including two pastors, begged the council to keep the existing policy in place to no avail.  The Living Wage ordinance was repealed on a straight party line vote 3-1 (with Mayor Pro…