Tag Archive for Supervisor Janet Nguyen

After Grand Jury Report CalOPTIMA Needs Stability

Supervisor Janet Nguyen

The scathing report on Orange County’s $1.5 billion managed care system for the poor, CalOPTIMA, highlighted the departure of 16 senior executives from the organization and what can best be described as a hostile and manipulative level of interference by the lone County Supervisor on its board, Janet Nguyen.

Redacted: County Releases Drakodaidis Complaint Letter

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On Friday Afternoon, Orange County officials released a redacted version of the complaint letter filed by the attorney representing Deputy CEO Alisa Drakodaidis. The letter is the subject of a public records lawsuit filed on behalf of the Voice of OC by attorneys from Californian’s Aware earlier this month demanding the release of the letter.

Supes Redistricting: Small Change, Big Difference

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SANTA ANA — On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors took their swipe at the final maps for the Supervisorial districts that will be in place for the next ten years. With a last minute change to the Redistricting Committee’s recommendation submitted by Chairman Bill Campbell on Monday evening, the electoral influence of the…

OC Supes Take a $10 Million Pass On Health Education Grant

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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 health education targeting the reduction in county obesity and smoking rates. The grant funds were…

Nguyen and Campbell Sound Off On Hybrid Pension Debate

There has been a lot of criticism of the innovative employee pension plan negotiated by the Orange County Board of Supervisors and the labor unions representing County workers and managers. The innovative hybrid defined-benefit and 401(a) plan, first negotiated with Orange County Employees Association (OCEA) currently offers new employees the opportunity to select a lower…