Government (Page 212)

Harley Rouda

On the morning of February 11, Representative Harley Rouda (CA-48) joined 27 of his colleagues as original cosponsors of the bipartisan Stop the Attack on Local Taxpayers (SALT) Act, introduced by Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.-09). Said Rouda, “The people of Orange County should not be taxed twice on the …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for February 10 through February 16 homicide in Cypress and Long beach, land development in Cypress, and the Queen Mary’s Scots Festival and International Highland Games. The Top Ten Stories for Top Ten Stories for February 10 through February 16 stories at Orange …continue reading

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Assemblyman William Brough (R-Dana Point) have introduced Senate Bill 283 and Assembly Bill 551 to require law enforcement to drug test in cases of fatalities occurring within 48 hours of a traffic collision. Current state law only requires medical examiners or county coroners to …continue reading

We Stand With Seniors, the nonprofit, nonpartisan effort focused on educating state leaders about the need for a statewide, comprehensive Master Plan for Aging, commends Governor Gavin Newsom for being the first governor in recent history to address California’s aging population and the associated socioeconomic challenges. “Let’s talk about something …continue reading

featured graphic for Congressman Alan Lowenthal

Today, U.S. Senators Kamala D. Harris and Dianne Feinstein (both D-CA) and Representatives Alan Lowenthal (D-CA) and Grace Meng (D-NY) led a group of lawmakers in a bicameral letter urging the Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to explain and reconsider their position prohibiting DACA recipients …continue reading

Harley Rouda

This afternoon, Representative Harley Rouda (CA-48) issued the following statement in response to reports that President Trump intends to declare a National Emergency with respect to the southern border: “The President’s apparent decision to declare a National Emergency is yet another temper tantrum. By going through with this decision, President …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Treasurer Fiona Ma

Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, introduced legislation that would help Californians with disabilities save for their financial futures while streamlining accounting requirements for small businesses. “I’m committed to improving the quality of life for people with disabilities,” said Sen. Dodd, who wrote legislation in 2017 to improve the state’s CalABLE program. …continue reading

featured graphic for Congressman Alan Lowenthal

Congressman Alan Lowenthal (CA-47) yesterday, joining with Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and 12 House colleagues, introduced legislation to protect imperiled seabirds from international fishing threats while increasing ongoing seabird conservation efforts in the United States and abroad. The Albatross and Petrel Conservation Act would implement the Agreement on the Conservation …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County Health Care Agency

The OC Health Care Agency (HCA) has issued the 2019 Award of Excellence to 3,239 Orange County food facilities to recognize local businesses for their outstanding food safety and sanitation practices during 2018. “Orange County’s restaurants bring a diverse and special experience to our quality of life,” said Chairwoman Lisa …continue reading

featured graphic for news of Orange County after COVID-19

With coordination and support from the California Military Department, the Orange County Armory Emergency Shelter Program in Santa Ana and Fullerton is operating on a 24-hour basis beginning February 14 through Saturday morning to provide shelter and protection to the homeless community during the current and predicted rain. Due to …continue reading