Tim Shaw to Run for Orange County Supervisor

Long time La Habra City Councilman and former La Habra Mayor Tim Shaw confirmed today that he is running for Orange County Supervisor. He spelled out his plans in a message sent to thousands of his supporters and becomes the front runner in the race to the race to succeed Shawn Nelson as Orange County Supervisor from the 4th District.

President Trump’s Budget: A Return to Seniors Eating Dog Food?

President Trump sent his Budget Blueprint, also known as the “skinny budget,” to Congress yesterday which is focused on discretionary spending levels for fiscal year 2018. While further details will be made known in the future, the initial budget makes investments in defense programs, paid for through deep cuts to non-defense discretionary (NDD) programs, such as Meals on Wheels.

Orange County Allocates $33 Million to Whole Person Care Program

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. Contact: Tara Campbell – (714) 552-5834 – tara.campbell@ocgov.com

 
Orange County Allocates $33 Million to Whole Person Care Program
The Board of Supervisors has approved additional funding for the Whole Person Care pilot project aimed at helping the homeless.  
(Santa Ana, California) – On Tuesday, the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved an additional $9.6 million dollars in funding for the Whole Person Care (WPC) pilot program. WPC is aimed at delivering quality medical treatment and services to those experiencing homelessness.

County Hires Director of Ethics Commission

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Contact: Carrie Braun, Public Information Mgr. 714-788-8060 Carrie.Braun@ocgov.com

County Hires Director of Ethics Commission
Santa Ana, Calif. (March 14, 2017) — The County of Orange Board of Supervisors voted today to hire Denah Hoard as the County’s Executive Director of the Office for Campaign Finance and Ethics Commission.

Senator Patricia Bates Elected California Republican Senate Leader

The following is a press release from an organization unaffiliated with Voice of OC. The views expressed here are not those of Voice of OC. MEDIA ADVISORY: SENATOR PATRICIA BATES ELECTED CALIFORNIA REPUBLICAN SENATE LEADER 
ORANGE COUNTY – Republican Party of Orange County Chairman Fred M. Whitaker released the following statement after it was announced that Senator Patricia Bates (R – Laguna Niguel) was elected California Republican Senate Leader by her colleagues:

“I am proud that Orange County is once again leading the charge in the California Republican Senate Caucus with Senator Pat Bates at the helm,” said Chairman Fred Whitaker. “Senator Bates is a proven leader and a great choice to lead the Republican Party’s efforts to elect more Republicans to the Senate in the upcoming 2018 mid-term election and beyond.” “I’m confident that Senator Bates’ wealth of experience and talent will strategically position the Republican Party to once again limit the Democrats’ power to raise taxes on working families and prevent California from becoming a one party state.