Lou Correa Secures California State Treasurer John Chiang’s endorsement

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For Immediate Release
September 10, 2015

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

Endorsement Demonstrates Early Strength of Correa’s CA-46 Bid

SANTA ANA, CA— Demonstrating his potent force in the race for California’s 46th Congressional District seat, today former State Senator Lou Correa collected a major statewide endorsement from California’s State Treasurer John Chiang.

Before serving as California State Treasurer, Chiang served as California’s State Controller. Prior to being Controller, Chiang served as a member of California’s Board of Equalization.

In announcing his support of former Senator Lou Correa, California’s State Treasurer John Chiang remarked:

“Former State Senator Lou Correa understands the importance of making sure that government is both efficient and effective, and that precious taxpayer dollars should be protected and used wisely. And, as someone with deep ties to the 46th Congressional District, having served in both local and state government for the region, he has proven himself as a dedicated leader on behalf of Orange County. I believe he has the experience and the skills to be a successful representative in Congress. I’m pleased to endorse Lou Correa.”

Responding to news of the endorsement, former State Senator Lou Correa released the following statement:

“State Treasurer John Chiang’s endorsement means a real lot to me. It also serves as evidence of my resolve to safeguard hard working Californians’ taxpayer dollars and to make sure these resources are used to protect our communities and to improve our quality of life. I look forward to working with Treasurer Chiang on my campaign in the months ahead.”

In addition to today’s announcement, former Senator Correa has raked-in endorsements from California’s Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair and Congresswoman Linda Sánchez, as well as the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ fundraising arm BOLD PAC.

Correa served in the California State Senate, representing the 34th District, from 2006- 2014 and served the cities of Anaheim, Buena Park, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Santa Ana, Stanton and Westminster. Prior to the Senate, he served on the Orange County Board of Supervisors representing the 1st District. Before his time on the Board, Correa served in the California State Assembly representing the 69th District.

For more information, please visit www.LouCorrea.com.

  • Philmore

    “Former State Senator Lou Correa
    understands the importance of making sure that government is both
    efficient and effective, and that precious taxpayer dollars should be
    protected and used wisely”…..

    What a steaming shovelful. Perhaps Controller Chiang was unaware of
    the EX SENATORs recent appearance before the Anaheim City Council ,
    where, after regaling a silently groaning audience with the same
    almost-memorized-by-now stories of “growing up in Anaheim and running
    around under the orange trees”, he spoke in support of the AUHSDs
    latest attempt to fill its budgetary sinkhole by back-door double
    billing taxpayers via a new “line item in the City Budget” for AUHSD.
    How nice. Instead of AUHSD putting more pressure on corporate tool
    politicos like Correa to DO THEIR JOBS and secure ADEQUATE funding from the APPROPRIATE avenues, and BEFORE soliciting PRIVATE SECTOR “partnership funding”, (too much like WORK??) let’s sidestep a PUBLIC vote or debate and get only FIVE “feel good” Council votes (“OH! it’s
    for the KIDS !!”) to tap yet ANOTHER perpetual siphon hose into the
    taxpayers wallet! (And THIS in a city that STILL LACKS full POLICE
    STAFFING !) EVEN BETTER, THIS one removes the transparency,
    accountability, and context of how the money is spent, (Repeat, “OH,
    it’s for the KIDS !!”) by straddling two disparate agencies, first, to TAX the
    money through the City, but then grant SPENDING CONTROL to AUHSD, once the new CONDUIT becomes an accepted FIXTURE and fades from view (BUT NOT from COST !!!) HOW LONG before they are before, say, the Vector Control Board, asking for a line item THERE ? I would say “Shame !” if they were capable of any. And as a topper, isn’t it so nice of SANTA ANA resident Correa to cheer on
    ANAHEIM to further spending (and taxes!) for which HE will not see ONE
    PENNY of responsibility for ?!!! Such a guy!!!