Government (Page 210)

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra issued the following statement on the U.S. District Court’s refusal to dismiss California’s lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education over its failure to discharge the loans of former students from for-profit and now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (Corinthian). Attorney General Becerra sued the Department of …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), released the following statement regarding social media postings involving students who displayed anti-Semitic symbols: “I am heartsick and disturbed seeing kids in our community engage in anti-Semitism. I find the casualness of their bigotry and hate particularly concerning. This is not normal and we can’t …continue reading

The City of Garden Grove is now accepting applications for qualified candidates to serve as non-compensated members to the Measure O Citizens’ Oversight Committee. The Citizens’ Oversight Committee will serve as advisors to the Garden Grove City Council on matters of Measure O tax revenue, a one-cent sales tax approved …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for February 24 through March 2 include murder in Long Beach and Cypress, industrial pollution in Anaheim, and a new way to pitch movie scripts. The Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for February 24 through March 2 stories at Orange County …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) has been appointed Chair of the bipartisan Select Committee on Orange County Chronic Homelessness by Speaker of the Assembly Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood). Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva’s appointment marks the formation of this committee. Joining Chair Quirk-Silva as committee members, will be Orange County members of …continue reading

Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, issued the following statement on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s advancement of Neomi Rao’s nomination to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit: “Neomi Rao’s past is her prologue. Her writings have demonstrated …continue reading

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has introduced Senate Bill 401, which would close a major loophole that allows elected officials and candidates to avoid contribution limits. SB 401 would subject candidate-controlled ballot measure committees to the same contribution limits currently imposed on candidates for state office. It would close a …continue reading

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Congressmen Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) and Steve Chabot (OH-01) introduced bipartisan legislation requiring the Trump Administration to review the preferential trade treatment that Cambodia receives from the United States. The Cambodia Trade Act (CTA) would require the Administration to review Cambodia’s preferential trade status under which it is allowed exemptions or …continue reading