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Rep. Porter introduces legislation to promote oversight of student loan servicers

Congresswoman’s bill would require transparency and accountability from the federal officials responsible for helping student borrowers WASHINGTON – Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) along with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (OR-1) today introduced legislation to protect student borrowers and increase transparency and accountability within the student loan servicing industry. The CFPB Student Loan Integrity & Transparency Act of…

Westminster Councilmember Sergio Contreras will challenge Supervisor Do in the First District

WESTMINSTER, CA — Today, Westminster City Councilmember Sergio Contreras announced his candidacy for Orange County’s 1st Supervisorial District. In announcing his campaign, Contreras issued the following statement: “Orange County is one of the greatest places in the world to live. I was raised here, and my love for this community is deep, which is why…

Mission Viejo’s Mayor announces he is running for Katie Porter’s House Seat

Mission Viejo, California, March 25, 2019. Today, Mission Viejo’s Mayor, Greg Raths, filed his Declaration of Candidacy for election to the United States House of Representatives from California’s 45th Congressional District. The seat, captured last November by Democrat Katie Porter, had until then always been in Republican hands. Raths is pro-life, pro-Second Amendment and promises…

The OC Democrats blew it by backing Sanchez for the Third Supervisorial District

Irvine Mayor Don Wagner has prevailed over his Democratic challenger for the Third Supervisorial District, Loretta Sanchez, by a vote of 41.8 % to 37.1%, according to the O.C. Voter Registrar. While they have not yet finished counting all the ballots at this point Wagner’s lead is insurmountable. Why the Democratic Party of Orange County…