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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

A bill that would prevent the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center property is heading to Gov. Jerry Brown for review.

State Assemblyman Tom Daly, D-Anaheim, introduced AB 1907 in February, with the intention of striking down two provisions of state law allowing the sale of the 150-acre property by the state Department of General Services.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

A bill that would prevent the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's review.

Assembly Bill 1907 by Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim) cleared both houses of the state Legislature by wide margins over the summer and now requires the Democratic governor's signature to become law.

Saturday, September 3, 2016

A bill that would prevent the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa is awaiting Gov. Jerry Brown's review.

Assembly Bill 1907, from Assemblyman Tom Daly (D-Anaheim), cleared both houses of the state Legislature by wide margins over the summer and now requires the Democratic governor's signature to become law.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Encinitas is still ground zero for housing policy debate, San Diego lawmakers speak out against gun control measures, a slate of new bills signed into law and more in our weekly digest of news from Sacramento.

At least five local slow-growth ballot initiatives will come before voters across California in November. Measures in Del Mar, Santa Monica and other cities would hand voters the power to approve large developments and changes in major planning documents and zoning.

Friday, July 1, 2016

In Event Held at State Capitol, Students from Anaheim High School Finished First in Contest to Build Children’s Playhouses to Support Charitable Causes

Assemblymember Tom Daly visited with students from Anaheim High School Wednesday as they competed in the inaugural Statewide Design-Build Championship in Sacramento.

The competition required high schoolers to both design and build structurally sound playground equipment within a two-day time period. Anaheim finished in first place.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

The California State Assembly voted today to approve AB 1907, legislation by Assemblymember Tom Daly (D – Anaheim) to prevent the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center property.

AB 1907 eliminates a pair of provisions in state law authorizing the sale of the property. That authority has existed since 2009, when the State Legislature agreed to support a proposal by then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to sell the fairgrounds, along with several other sites, as part of an effort to close a $42 billion state budget deficit during the Great Recession.

Monday, March 21, 2016

2016 Woman of the Year

Assemblymember Tom Daly honored Dr. Erlinda Martinez, the President of Santa Ana College, as the “Woman of the Year” for the 69th Assembly District, which features the communities of Santa Ana, Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange.

Dr. Erlinda Martinez currently serve as the President of Santa Ana College, an institution which recently celebrated its centennial birthday. She’s announced her retirement in June, marking the culmination of a career in education spanning over four decades. Erlinda has worked at five community colleges and served as President of Santa Ana College for the last 11 years.

Monday, March 14, 2016

Assemblymember Tom Daly honored Dr. Erlinda Martinez, the President of Santa Ana College, as the “Woman of the Year” for the 69th Assembly District, which features the communities of Santa Ana, Anaheim, Garden Grove, and Orange.

Dr. Erlinda Martinez currently serve as the President of Santa Ana College, an institution which recently celebrated its centennial birthday. She’s announced her retirement in June, marking the culmination of a career in education spanning over four decades. Erlinda has worked at five community colleges and served as President of Santa Ana College for the last 11 years.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Today, I had the great privilege of seeing my friend, Anthony Rendon, sworn in as the new Speaker of the State Assembly.  I cannot think of a better person to lead our efforts to reduce poverty, make government more accountable, and strengthen our democracy by bringing more Californians into the political process.  As Speaker Rendon stated today, we must focus on “real actions that make real differences in real lives.”

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Assemblymember Tom Daly (D – Anaheim) introduced on February 11, 2016  AB 1907, new legislation to eliminate a provision in state law authorizing the sale of the Orange County Fair & Event Center property.

That authority has existed since 2009, when the State Legislature agreed to support a proposal by then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to sell the fairgrounds, along with several other sites, as part of an effort to close a large state budget deficit during the Great Recession.