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Voice of OC: Gov. Brown to OC Supervisors: Cut Your Office Budgets

Orange County Seal

Posted: Friday, June 14, 2013 4:48 pm | Updated: 7:03 pm, Fri Jun 14, 2013.
By NORBERTO SANTANA JR.

County Supervisor Todd Spitzer said that when he and Supervisors’ Chairman Shawn Nelson joined state Sen. Lou Correa for a meeting on Thursday with the governor’s staff to discuss a dispute involving $73 million in property taxes, they were confronted over their straw votes this week to exempt themselves from budget cuts imposed on other departments.

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LATimes: O.C. supervisors deny $20,000 increase for grand jury

Janet Nguyen disputes grand jury report

Supervisor Janet Nguyen, who was criticized in a January report, said the grand jury never interviewed her. (Marc Martin / Los Angeles Times / March 18, 2008)

By Nicole Santa Cruz, Los Angeles Times
May 9, 2013, 11:57 p.m.

The first grand jury report described Orange County as being a “hotbed of corruption, conflict of interest and abuse of authority” while the next blamed political leaders for the “implosion” of the county’s health plan for the poor.

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OCRegister: County to grab $73 million from schools, force state to make up for it

November 14th, 2011, 4:07 pm
Posted by Kimberly Edds, Staff Writer

In a bold move to make up for $49.5 million in tax revenues lost to the state earlier this year the County of Orange will grab $73.5 million in property taxes once destined for local school districts, County Supervisors Chairman Bill Campbell said Monday.

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Calpensions: Court rejects retro pension cut, what’s next?

Friday, April 22, 2011
By Ed Mendel

Orange County supervisors led by John Moorlach took on the legal issue of boosting pensions for years already served under a less generous plan. They lost when the state Supreme Court last week unanimously refused to hear their appeal.

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InlandPolitics: Orange County supes blow millons on useless legal move

Thursday, April 21, 201 – 07:40 a.m.

The Orange County Board of Supervisors led by foolish supervisor John Moorlach just had their hats handed to them by the California Supreme Court.

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OCRegister: $228 million error has county pension officials on the hot seat

 

 

OC Watchdog ~ Your tax dollars at work
February 24th, 2011, 1:34 pm·
Posted by Tony Saavedra, Register investigative reporter

Two high-ranking officials at the Orange County Employees Retirement System have been placed on paid leave in connection with a $228 million mistake that has resulted in multi-million dollar pension catch-up bills for agencies countywide.

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