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May 19, 2017  County of Orange Opposes Bill 22The County of Orange Board of Supervisors sent a letter to Assemblyman Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) declaring its opposition to Assembly Bill 22 (AB 22) which prevents the firing of public employees for being affiliated with the Communist Party. The bill, which passed the California Assembly by a 41-30 margin on May 8, 2017 was deleted by Assemblyman Bonta on May 17, 2017. The bill removed references to the Communist Party in existing law and no longer authorized that a public employee may be dismissed solely on the basis that the public employee is a member of, or advocate for, the Communist Party.
May 16, 2017  May Proclaimed as Foster Care Month in Orange CountyThe Orange County Board of Supervisors proclaimed May 2017 as Foster Care Month in Orange County and highlighted the significant need for additional families to provide loving homes for foster youth. In Orange County, there are more than 2,000 children and youth in foster care.
May 16, 2017  Beat the Summer Rush and Apply For Your Passports Now!Clerk-Recorder Hugh Nguyen invites the public to take advantage of his special Saturday Openings to get their passports now and avoid last minute travel delays. Clerk-Recorder Nguyen will be opening once again for his one-a-month special Saturday opening this coming Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.