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Sen Moorlach to Gov. Newsom: save jobs by suspending AB 5 now

(Costa Mesa, CA) – Coming on the heels of this morning’s dire jobless claims report, State Senator John M. W. Moorlach called on Governor Newsom to enact an emergency suspension of AB 5, the law enacted last year that bars Californians from operating as independent contractors. “This morning’s 6.65 million jobless claims report signals a…

CA Senate Republicans vote to pass bills to fund COVID-19 mitigation and support efforts

SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove(R-Bakersfield) and members of the California Senate Republican Caucus voted in support of Senate Bill 89 and Senate Bill 117 which will provide additional funding to help assist the fight against COVID-19 and provide funding for the massive school closures. “With these widespread school closures, it is clear that COVID-19 is impacting the daily…

Orange County’s “Measure A” passes with nearly 80% of the vote

Huntington Beach, CA – On Tuesday, Orange County voters passed Measure A, an important charter amendment that requires a two thirds majority vote by the County Board of Supervisors to place any future special tax proposal on the ballot. Michelle Steel, Chair of the Orange County Board of Supervisors, was joined by her fellow County…

O.C. Sheriff Barnes receives a Presidential appointment to a subcommittee

SANTA ANA, Ca. (Feb. 26, 2020) – Sheriff Barnes was recently appointed to the Social Problems Working Group, a subcommittee of the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice. Sheriff Barnes was appointed by Attorney General William P. Barr to the Social Problems Working Group, a subcommittee of the Presidential Commission on…