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UNITE HERE Local 11 endorses Melissa Fox

In another indication of her extensive support from working families in the race for Assembly District 68, Irvine Councilmember Melissa Fox secured the endorsement of UNITE HERE Local 11.

In a statement released following the endorsement, Ada Briceño, Co-President of UNITE HERE Local 11, stated:

“It’s vital that we have more proven leaders in Sacramento who have a real, tangible record of delivering for working women and men. That’s why UNITE HERE Local 11 is thrilled to support Melissa Fox for State Assembly District 68. With her impressive record of supporting workers’ rights on the Irvine City Council, we are confident Melissa will continue to be a fighter for good middle-class jobs and a fair economy for all. We’re with her 100%.”

A career-long attorney, Melissa Fox has served on the Irvine Council since 2016 after winning an at-large, citywide election. She also serves as a Director of the Orange County Fire Authority and previously served as Vice Chair of the Orange County Great Park. Melissa has been recognized for her dedication to fiscal responsibility by the Orange County Auditor-Controller with the “Orange County Taxpayer Watchdog Award.” Fox has also been honored for her dedication to children and families by earning the “Hero of Children Award” from the Child Abuse Protection Network.

Councilwoman Fox is the Founder and Senior Attorney at The Fox Firm, a civil law firm specializing in business law and public affairs. In addition, she serves as Southern Vice Chair of the Democratic Municipal Officials, California.

Her service on local and regional boards and agencies includes Community Energy Partnership, Library Advisory Board of Orange County Library System, Chair of the Green Ribbon Environmental Committee, and Chair of the Irvine Community Land Trust for Affordable Housing.

This article was released by Melissa Fox for State Assembly 2020.