Sanchez: End Modern-Day Slavery

Rep. Loretta Sanchez writes that while our government spends billions of dollars each year fighting slavery and human trafficking through our own borders, far too many victims are slipping through the cracks.

California’s Largest Union for Hospitality Workers Backs Joe Dunn 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.  

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Thursday, February 25, 2016

CONTACT:
Douglas Herman
The Strategy Group
626-535-0710
dherman@strategygroup.com
@douglasjherman
California’s Largest Union for Hospitality Workers Backs Joe Dunn for Congress
Santa Ana, Calif. – UNITE HERE Local 11, which represents more than 21,000 hospitality and culinary workers throughout Southern California, has endorsed Joe Dunn for California’ 46th Congressional District, announced the Dunn campaign. “Joe has the strongest record of helping working families and our immigrant communities rise to the middle class,” said Ada Briceño, Secretary-Treasurer of UNITE HERE Local 11.

Orange County Board of Supervisors Approves JVR Shelter Strategies, LLC for a Veterinary and Operational Review of OC Animal Care

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. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 24, 2016

Contact:
Katie Ingram at katie.ingram@occr.ocgov.com
(714) 796-6413
Orange County Board of Supervisors Approves JVR Shelter Strategies, LLC for a Veterinary and Operational Review of OC Animal Care
(Orange, CA) The Orange County Board of Supervisors has enlisted the help of JVR Shelter Strategies, LLC, for veterinary and operational consulting services at OC Animal Care to make recommendations for best practices at the current shelter as well as at a new shelter that will be built in Tustin. Supervisors approved a contract with JVR Shelter Strategies on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. The company will review OC Animal Care data to determine staffing and capacity needs for the new animal shelter at the former Tustin Marine base, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2017.  JVR also will complete a thorough review of programs at the shelter and make recommendations for best practices to meet the requirements of the new facility.  Upon completion, the final recommendations will be shared with the staff, city partners, Board of Supervisors and community partners as part of an outreach effort to develop an implementation plan.

Mainero: Voters Themselves Can Spur Government Ethics This June

Chapman University Law Professor Mario Mainero writes that with weak campaign finance enforcement by Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, citizens of Orange County need to step and support a ballot initiative that provides a better enforcement approach by establishing a local commission to oversee campaign spending.