PAULY’S PICKS: Tuesday, March 17 Special Election to fill 37th Senate Seat
By: Deborah Pauly
There is only one race on your ballot for the Special Election on March 17 to fill California’s 37th Senate District seat vacated by Mimi Walters when she was elected to Congress.
My recommendation is JOHN MOORLACH.
Here’s why. We need to elect men and women of honor, integrity and honesty at all levels of government. John Moorlach fills that bill. He’s a CPA. Did you know we don’t have a single CPA in the state legislature? That explains a lot, doesn’t it? We need an army of CPAs, but we’ll have to settle for this one for now. (Wagner is an attorney. We have PLENTY of those!) Moorlach predicted the OC bankruptcy in the mid-90s. He was made fun of, discredited and called “chicken little,” at that time — but he stood his ground in declaring that the Treasurer/Tax Collector was playing fast and loose with the taxpayer’s money. Six months later, OC experienced the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history. Moorlach ably led us out of it. Cleaned up the OC Treasurer’s Department and instituted investment policies that didn’t put the taxpayers’ dollars at unnecessary risk. Continue reading