It is turning out to be an awful night for the Democrats as the execrable Hillary Clinton appears to be losing to her Republican challenger, Donald Trump. Meanwhile here in Orange County the early results are in and top Democratic challengers Sharon Quirk-Silva and Josh Newman appear to be losing in their respective legislative races. Here is a rundown of the top early results thus far: Continue reading
John Hanna, a longtime member of the Rancho Santiago Community College District’s Board of Trustees, hammered through Union-Only Project Labor Agreements when the district passed two bond measures. Then he got hired, as a reward, as the Government Affairs Director/Special Counsel at the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters.
Now that union, the Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters, which received a $1.2 million dollar contract contract from the RSCCD for for ’16-17, has contributed $95,000 to elect Hanna’s awful slate of three horrible RSCCD Trustees (Arianna Barrios, Nelida Yanez and Claudia Alvarez) and their amigo Zeke Hernandez (a lifelong political hack) in the upcoming November General Election. Continue reading
John Hanna, the V.P. of the Rancho Santiago Community College District’s Board of Trustees, is so desperate to hang on to power that he has unleashed his most corrupt associates in order to reelect the RSCCD Trustees who are up for reelection – and their ally Zeke Hernandez who is running for the seat that Jose Solorio vacated.
Now we know why Hanna pushed so hard for union-only project labor agreements for the RSCCD’s two bond measures. Those PLAs ensured that all of the bond-related construction work was done by union contractors – and now Hanna is squeezing the unions and their contractors for donations to his chosen Trustees. Continue reading
ANAHEIM COUNCILMAN JORDAN BRANDMAN NECK AND NECK AT TOP OF FIELD IN QUARTERLY REPORT
FOR IIMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 17, 2015
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Anaheim City Councilman Jordan Brandman announced today that he reported $116,297 in funds received between July 15th and September 30th — all available for the 2016 primary election. Beating expectations by a wide margin, he is neck and neck with Joe Dunn, who raised $120,674 in primary election funds. In addition, Brandman out-reported perceived frontrunner Lou Correa by $50,795 and Bao Nguyen by $62,567 in primary election funds.
“I’m humbled by and grateful for the overwhelming support my campaign for Congress has received. What we raised this quarter — much of it in smaller donations — demonstrates how strongly the residents of the 46th Congressional District want a born and proven fighter to represent them in the U.S. House of Representatives,” said Brandman. “Clearly, we need a member of Congress who knows how to get results. I’ve lived in this area my whole life, and nobody is more committed to making our economy work for everybody, giving every child a world-class education, and safeguarding our national security than I am.” Continue reading
For Immediate Release: September 4, 2015
Contact: Dave Jacobson, (818) 943-2348, Shallman Communications
SEN. LOU CORREA EARNS POWERFUL BOLD PAC ENDORSEMENT
Backing of Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ Fundraising Arm BOLD PAC Illustrates Correa’s Early Momentum in CA-46 Contest
SANTA ANA, CA— Injecting his campaign with a big boost of momentum, today former California State Senator Lou Correa secured a heavyweight endorsement from the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ fundraising arm, the Building Our Leadership Diversity (BOLD) PAC, in his bid to represent California’s 46th District in Congress.
Today’s announcement follows an endorsement Correa received yesterday from Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair and Congresswoman Linda Sanchez. Continue reading
Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2015
CONTACT: Sam Mahood, (916) 653-6575
SACRAMENTO – Legislation sponsored by California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to modernize California’s motor voter registration system was approved by the State Senate Appropriations Committee today. AB 1461 is jointly authored by Assemblymembers Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego), Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), and Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento).
The California New Motor Voter Act, AB 1461, would register every eligible citizen who goes to a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office to get a driver’s license or renew one, potentially adding millions of new registered voters to California’s voter rolls. The proposed law will next be heard by the full State Senate. Continue reading