Mayor Bao Nguyen Issues Debate Challenge to Lou Correa

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MAYOR BAO NGUYEN ISSUES DEBATE CHALLENGE TO LOU CORREA
For Immediate Release   
September 21, 2016

Contact:
English: (347) 683-3020
Spanish/Español:(714) 251-6885
Vietnamese/tiếng Việt: (916) 868-53

Orange County, CA — Today, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen formally issued a debate challenge to Lou Correa for California’s 46th Congressional District race in Orange County. Mayor Nguyen challenged Correa to three hour-long debates.  Each debate will be In the 3 major languages reflective of the 46th Congressional District;  English, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Mayor Nguyen wrote the following letter to Lou Correa:

September 21, 2016

Dear Lou,

In Orange County, it’s important that our voters are fully informed about which candidate can best represent the interests of working families and small business owners in Washington, DC.

Correa Locks Down 94% of The Vote at CA Democratic Party Endorsement Caucus

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MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Release
August 9th, 2016
Contact: Nina Tognazzini, (949) 933-7553
Shallman Communications

CORREA LOCKS DOWN 94% OF THE VOTE AT CA DEMOCRATIC PARTY ENDORSEMENT CAUCUS
Lifelong Democrat Lou Correa Receives Near Unanimous Support Among CDP Delegates in His Bid for CA-46
SANTA ANA, CA — After receiving a series of high-powered endorsements from elected officials and labor groups, including Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, UA Local 250: Steamfitters & Refrigeration and the CA Labor Federation, this weekend, former State Senator Lou Correa won the support of 30 out of the available 32 delegates at the California Democratic Endorsement Caucus, or 94% of the vote. The remaining two delegates chose not to endorse. Upon hearing the news, former State Senator Lou Correa released the following statement:

“It is an absolute honor to have the support of my fellow CDP delegates. Throughout my entire career, I have worked hard to uphold the democratic values we all hold dear.

Local Labor Group Names Correa the “Clear Choice” in CA-46

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MEDIA RELEASE
For Immediate Release
August 8th, 2016
Contact: Nina Tognazzini, (949) 933-7553
Shallman Communications

LOCAL LABOR GROUP NAMES CORREA THE “CLEAR CHOICE” IN CA-46
United Association Local Union 250: Steamfitters & Refrigeration Throws Full Support behind Lou Correa in his Race for Congressional District 46
SANTA ANA, CA — Following several key labor endorsements from the California Labor Federation, the California State Association of Letter Carriers (CSALC), and the California School Employees Association (CSEA), today, the United Association Local Union 250: Steamfitters & Refrigeration officially endorsed Lou Correa in his bid for the 46th Congressional District. In announcing their support for former State Senator Correa, PAC Chairman for the United Association Local Union 250: Steamfitters & Refrigeration, Rudy Rodriguez, released the following statement:

“Simply put, Lou Correa is the clear choice to represent working families in Congress. His unparalleled dedication to improving wages and benefits, expanding economic opportunities for working men and women, and creating a safe environment for our children makes him the best man to fight for our community in Washington.”

Responding to news of the endorsement, former State Senator Lou Correastated:

“I am honored to have earned the support of the UA Local 250: Steamfitters & Refrigeration. Working men and women are the backbone of our economy, and I look forward to partnering with my fellow legislators to improve the lives and address the diverse needs of this community.

President of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association Endorses Bao Nguyen for Congress

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. Lyo Figueroa, President of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association, Endorses Bao Nguyen for Congress
FOR IMMIEDIATE RELEASE

June 27, 2016
Contact: Ender Ho
(714) 642-2120
info@bao2016.com

Anaheim, CA – After a strong finish in California’s primary election on June 7th, Bao Nguyen has picked up steam, gaining a coveted endorsement from Lyo Figueroa, President of the Orange County Hispanic Bar Association* (OCHBA). Figueroa joins a long list of other prominent Latinos in law in their support for Mayor Nguyen’s bid for Congress, including Sergio C. Garcia, California’s first undocumented immigrant lawyer, Eric Dominguez, a leading immigration lawyer and President-Elect of the OCHBA,* and past President of the OCHBA Diana Lopez. Figueroa offered the following praise for Bao:

Figueroa offered the following endorsement:

Mayor Bao is a true friend to the Latino community.

OC Labor Groups Rally Around Lou Correa in CA-46

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 RELEASE

For Immediate Release
June 29, 2016

Contact: Dave Jacobson, (818) 943-2348
Shallman Communications

OC LABOR GROUPS RALLY AROUND LOU CORREA IN CA-46

Orange County Labor Federation Endorses Correa for Congress

SANTA ANA, CA — Keeping up his string of back-to-back endorsements, today former State Senator Lou Correa’s campaign for California’s 46th Congressional District seat announced an endorsement from the Orange County Labor Federation. According to its website, “The Orange County Labor Federation represents more than ninety local unions from every sector of the labor movement with a membership of more than 200,000 working men and women. The Orange County Labor Federation strives to better the lives of all workers. Chartered in 1929 by the AFL-CIO, the Federation is the official regional body that brings together unions from different sectors to fight for descent wages, safe working conditions, strong communities and upward mobility for our communities.”

Statement from Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen on Placing 2nd in Top-Two Primary Election

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. Statement from Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen on Placing 2nd in Top-Two Primary Election
June 21, 2016
Contact: Simon Hudes
(408) 833-4455
info@bao2016.com

Santa Ana, CA – After two weeks of too-close-to-call results in the race to represent California’s 46th Congressional District in Congress, Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen pulled into second place to overtake Orange County Sherrif’s Department Commander Bob Peterson. The top two vote-getters, Nguyen and former lawmaker Lou Correa, will move forward to the general election in November. Mayor Nguyen offered the following statement

I am immensely grateful to everybody who has supported me in this race.

Lou Correa Expands Support From Working Families in Race For CA-46

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For Immediate Release
June 15, 2016Contact: Maclen Zilber, (510) 508-9142
Shallman Communications
LOU CORREA EXPANDS SUPPORT FROM WORKING FAMILIES IN RACE FOR CA-46
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441 Endorses Lou Correa for Congress
SANTA ANA, CA — 24 hours after earning a sought-after endorsement from California’s high-powered and influential Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, today former State Senator Lou Correa garnered the formidable backing of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 441 as he seeks to represent California’s 46th Congressional District seat. Upon learning of the endorsement, former State Senator Lou Correa released the following statement:

“It’s incredibly encouraging to have the support of the working men and women who make up IBEW Local 441. If I am given the honor of serving in Congress, I’ll partner with them to fight for more investments in America’s infrastructure, expand middle class opportunities and apprenticeship programs, protect workers’ rights and create more good paying  jobs.

America’s Nurses Choose Bao Nguyen for Congress

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. America’s Nurses Choose Bao Nguyen for Congress
For immediate release
May 2, 2016
Contact: Simon Hudes
info@bao2016.com
(408) 833-4455

Santa Ana, CA – National Nurses United (NNU) and the California Nurses Association came together today to endorse Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen in his bid for Congress.  NNU is the nation’s largest organization of registered nurses, giving Nguyen a significant boost in support from a key constituency who also want to see healthcare, worker’s rights, and women’s rights expanded. “California’s registered nurses are proud to endorse Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen, a former substitute teacher, community organizer, and school board member who has made serving the public interest his priority,” said Shella Soriano, RN, and a local leader of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United.  “For demanding improved Medicare for all, advocating for school funding, ensuring accountable government, and pushing back on corporations that put our community and our environment at risk, Bao has demonstrated that he will be a champion for the people of Orange County – our jobs, our families, and our health.”

Mayor Nguyen was thankful, and said he’ll continue to fight for healthcare and health workers.

46th District Candidates Forum to be Held on Thursday May 12th

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. Please join an exciting group of Orange County community leaders and candidates at the

46th Congressional District Candidate Forum
This provocative and engaging event will be moderated by Voice of OC’s Norberto Santana Orange County community leaders and those running for Congress in California’s 46th District will participate in an in-depth moderated discussion about the issues that impact
the local community. Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 6:00 PM
Phillips Hall Theatre at Santa Ana College
Doors will open at 5:30 PM

Please spread the word to your friends & family, neighbors, and co-workers! 
You may participate prior to the forum by submitting questions you want asked by filling out this form online:http://bit.ly/1XaTLHP
The last day to submit questions will be Monday, May 9 at 11:59 p.m.
* Please note the event is FREE but parking is $2 *
This is a non-partisan event being organized by residents and non-profit organizations. All candidates for the 46th congressional district are highly encouraged to attend. 
Candidates Invited:
Lou Correa (D)
*Joe Dunn (D)
*Bao Nguyen (D)
Louie Contreras (R)
Rudy Gaona (R)
*Bob Peterson (R)
*Lynn Schott (R)
Nancy Trinidad Marin (Independent)
Community Leaders Panel:
*Ana Urzua – Santa Ana Building Healthy Communities
*Benjamin Vasquez – Santa Ana Educator
*Carlos Perea – RAIZ
*Roberto Carlos Herrera – DeColores Queer OC
*Sarahi Guerrero – Santa Ana Youth Leader
*Confirmed
The 46th Congressional District Candidate Forum Hosts:
Laura Kanter, The LGBT Center OC
Yenni Diaz, Santa Ana Community Leader
Carlos Perea, RAIZ
Ana Urzua, Santa Ana Building Healthy Communities
Roberto Carlos Herrera, DeColores Queer OC
Jose Moreno, Los Amigos of Orange County
Media Sponsor: Voice of OC
Facebook Event:http://bit.ly/23sKQkP

Únase a un interesante grupo de líderes de la comunidad del Condado de Orange y candidatos para el

Foro de Candidatos del Distrito 46avo del Congreso
Este evento provocador y atractivo será moderado por Norberto Santana de Voice of OC.

Progressive Democrats of America Endorse Bao Nguyen

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CD-46 Candidate Bao Nguyen Progressive Democrats of America Endorse Bao Nguyen for Congress
For Immediate ReleaseApril 21, 2016
Contact: Simon Hudes
info@bao2016.com
(408) 833-4455

– Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen has been endorsed by the Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) in the race for California’s 46thCongressional district.  While PDA is known for electing true progressives and fighting corporate influence in politics, it is also credited as being a large part of the stunning electoral victories for Democrats in 2006 and 2008. National PDA Executive Director Donna Smith said the following in support of Bao:

Bao Nguyen is a progressive in every way. He embodies the principles of our movement and our vision to have an elected progressive majority in Congress.