State Assemblywoman Diane Harkey (R-Dana Point), who is also running for the California State Board of Equalization in the upcoming November General Election, will likely have part of her state wages garnished due to a court order, after state Controller John Chiang turned down her request to avoid the deduction, according to the Voice of OC.
In a letter to Chiang, the Dana Point Republican said she is legally separated from her husband Dan Harkey and so shouldn’t be held liable for his debts. The garnishment arises from an unpaid $12.5 million judgment against her husband, and is part of his former investors’ strategy to collect money through the couple’s community property, according to the O.C. Register. Continue reading