Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) Thursday hosted a critical forum on the pension crisis facing Orange County. Alongside OC Supervisor Bill Campbell and Orange County Employees Association General Manager Nick Berardino, Sanchez discussed the status of pension reform in Orange County, the status of her pension bill HR 2934, and the next steps moving forward.
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On Friday, my email inbox received the weekly newsletters from Supervisors Bill Campbell and Patricia Bates. Their lead stories presented two conflicting perspectives of the status of the county budget picture for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012.
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Irvine has a sizable Persian-American population and this community has unique challenges when it comes to local, county and state services. To address these concerns, there will be a Persian Community Information Forum sponsored by the Persian Association of Resource Solutions…
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On Tuesday the Orange County Board of Supervisors placed politics before sound policy and took the unusual step of rejecting a request from the Orange County Health Care Agency to apply for $10 million in federal grant funding to provide…
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“The proposal before the California Legislature would cut $48 million that Orange County receives from Vehicle License Fees,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Bill Campbell. “The loss of revenue would force the County to make major program cuts…”
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I’m not really sure how many nails this coffin needs but Supervisor John Moorlach and the Orange County Board of Supervisors were on the receiving end of another coffin nail from the California 2nd District Court of Appeals. The Court…
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Supervisor Bill Campbell “was surprised” to learn that his colleagues were introducing a last minute proposal for lobbyist registration. But he told his colleagues that the “devil is in the details” and after reviewing their proposal he felt it would be more appropriately named the “Citizen Registration Ordinance.”