Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) issued a press release today praising the “reversal today of the California High Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) decision that the first phase of the Bay Area-to-Southern California high-speed rail system would have its southern terminus near downtown Los Angeles rather than in Orange County.”
The release noted that “The Authority announced today that Anaheim will indeed be the southern terminus of the first phase as planned. Recently deemed too expensive in a revised business plan draft, the Anaheim inclusion is now possible due to new cost-effective measures the Authority approved today.”
This is hardly worth celebrating, in reality, as the High-Speed Rail line is a total lie. Continue reading
State Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) released a statement today regarding the announcement by the State of California that they will file suit against the County of Orange because it withheld property taxes that the State believes it’s owed: Continue reading
“The California High-Speed Rail Authority on Monday unveiled a new business plan slashing $30 billion from the price tag for connecting Anaheim and San Francisco,” according to the O.C. Register.
Assemblyman Jose Solorio (D-Anaheim) could not hold back his glee at this news. He sent out a press release where he stated that “This is good news for those of us who advocated for a blended approach to building high speed rail. With this new plan to move forward with early improvements to existing rail, jobs will be created sooner rather than later. And to construct 300 miles of electrified rail from Merced to San Fernando Valley in ten years is realistic. ” Continue reading
The newly-designed 65th District will include all of Fullerton, Buena Park, La Palma, Stanton and Cypress. The new district will also have portions of West Anaheim, a small slice of Garden Grove and several unincorporated neighborhoods, according to a Norby newsletter.
The bad news for Norby is that the 65th Assembly District is not a majority Republican seat – at least not by much. The new district’s voters are 36.6% Democratic and 38.48% Republican. Over 20% of the voters in this district are registered Decline to State. About 2% belong to third parties. Continue reading