Tag Archive for Sukhee Kang

Kang leads list of Asian Americans seeking Congressional Seats

With the Republican/Tea Party Congress holding a 10 percent approval rating, Democrats have a new opportunity to take back the House and Irvine mayor Sukhee Kang leads an impressive list of Asian American candidates seeking higher office in Congress.  This profile in Monday’s LA Times has the details. Asian Americans now make up 14 percent…

Prosperity vs Austerity

When Bill Clinton was president and the economy was booming, the frequent refrain was “a rising tide lifts all boats.”  Government was paying down the debt accrued by the Reagan-Bush (I) years and we had a strong economy with budget surpluses.  Life was good.  When George W. Bush became president, it was tax cuts all…

Irvine’s SOS (Save Our Schools) Initiative Close to Getting Needed Signatures; PTA Support is Pitiful

Irvine council member Larry Agran is spearheading an iniative, the SoS Initiative for Save Our Schools, for the November election that would direct about $1.5 million to cash poor schools in Irvine served by IUSD and even TUSD without raising taxes a dime.  So if you’re heading to one of the graduation ceremonies in town this weekend,…

Kang Officially Opens Congressional Campaign Office

Congressional Candidate Sukhee Kang is announcing the opening of a Congressional campaign office in Irvine, California. The office will help volunteers organize in advance of the June 5th primary election, where Sukhee Kang will be one of three candidates running for two positions on the general election ballot.

Kang Kicks off Congressional Campaign Feb 18

Irvine Mayor Sukhee Kang, who steered the city of Irvine through the toughest economy in decades and emerged with a $20 million reserve without cutting services or laying off employees, will formally launch his bid for Congress in CD-45 this coming Saturday. Volunteers will gather at 20 Lake Road in Irvine from noon to 1:30…

Rep. John Campbell’s Republican Challenger to Host an Event in OC

    After the lines for congressional districts were redrawn, you’d think Republicans would leave incumbent office holders alone.  But conservation Republican John Webb of Orange County (to the right in the short sleeve blue shirt) will be hosting an event featuring an “ex-marxist college classmate” of President Obama who will surely tell the conserverati…