Assemblyman Jose Solorio is a nice guy but he has been a disaster as a state legislator. This year was worse than usual. His failed Assembly Bill 350, which thankfully was vetoed by Governor Jerry Brown, would have forced companies that provide building security, maintenance, window cleaning or food services to retain the employees of the previous service contractor for 90 days and then offer those employees continued employment unless their performance is unsatisfactory, according to CalWatchdog.
Solorio terms out this year and he is not going to run for any other office. Some say he intends to run for State Senator Lou Correa’s seat when it comes available in 2014, but by then Solorio will be a dim memory. But some may remember that Solorio may have doomed Orange County to yet another bankruptcy. A vote he cast last year has now cost the County of Orange $48 million in revenue – and we aren’t getting that back, according to the New Santa Ana blog. Continue reading