Senator Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) issued the following statement in response to new legislation that would raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour in California. “I have visited with hundreds of business owners during my service in the State Legislature,” said Senator Huff. “Their messages have a similar theme.
Legislation by Assemblywoman Young Kim (R-Fullerton) to address California’s growing homeless youth crisis passed the Assembly Human Services Committee today with bipartisan support. Assembly Bill 1699 will provide a comprehensive services plan and funding to serve the state’s homeless youth population. “I am pleased that Democrats and Republicans came together
Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) issued the following statement regarding the announcement of the new minimum wage legislation today: “California has the nation’s highest poverty rate. One reason is because California has been rated the worst place to grow a business for 11 years straight. “Instead of adding more road
The Top Ten Stories for March 22 through March 28 were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Four suspects arrested in kidnapping and murder of Long Beach baby OC Democrats call for enforced childhood vaccinations Multi-agency critical-incident response exercise to be
In September 2014, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) released its annual assessment of greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere, noting that levels had reached a record high. According to the WMO, the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in 2013 was 142 percent of what it was in 1750, before
Yesterday, on a majority vote and for only the second time in twenty-years, the Democrat-led California legislature approved a state budget. Cities and schools will feel further pain, mostly from accounting gimmicks that juggle state payment obligations at their expense. Those gimmicks bridge the last $9.6 billion gap to get