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Political news & views for independent-minded voters

Why is a carpetbagger from Yorba Linda running for Congress in the Irvine area?

It is legal to run for the House of Representatives as a carpetbagger and that is exactly what Yorba Linda City Councilwoman Peggy Huang is doing. She is running for the GOP nomination in the 45th Congressional District, which includes much of the City of Irvine, even though Huang lives in Yorba Linda, which is…

The OCTA Board approves a $1.5 billion balanced budget

The 2019-20 fiscal year budget includes a focus on transit service and continued delivery of major capital projects to keep Orange County moving ORANGE – The Orange County Transportation Authority Board of Directors approved a balanced budget of more than $1.5 billion for the upcoming fiscal year during its Monday meeting. Major initiatives for the…

Orange County receives 14 awards for innovation and achievement

Santa Ana, Calif. — The County of Orange was recognized for a total of 12 achievement awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo) and two Golden Hub of Innovation awards from the Association of California Cities-Orange County (ACC-OC) this May. County of Orange programs that received NACo Achievement Awards are: Arts, Culture and Historic…

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…