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OC Register Opposes “Corporate Welfare”…Except For Itself

Yesterday, the OC Register editorial board pulled out the anti-Anaheim-Chamber-template and published a boiler plate editorial criticizing the Anaheim City Council for approving an agreement with the Chamber to operate a Shop/Dine/Buy/Hire Local program to support Anaheim businesses, using federal CARES Act funding. The writer’s dismissal of the program as “corporate welfare,” indicating an ignorance of the program, how it ...

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OC Register Columnist: Disney Had No Choice But Halt 4-Diamond Hotel Project

Jonathan Lansner, the OC Register’s veteran real estate columnist, wrote today that Disney had no choice but to pull back plans for Anaheim luxury hotel. Some key excerpts from the column, which Register subscribers can access here: Disneyland’s luxury hotel in Anaheim wasn’t a financial no-brainer to start with. So a last-minute pullback of a controversial city tax break would, at ...

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OC Register Opposes Union $18 Minimum Wage Initiative

[This editorial was originally published by the OC Register on March 7, 2018] A proposed ballot initiative requiring Disneyland Resort and any large hospitality business receiving subsidies from the city of Anaheim to pay an $18 minimum wage seeks to wrongly involve government in a situation that could use less government involvement. Because, whatever valid criticisms there are to make ...

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OC Register Endorses Steve Faessel in District 5

The Orange County Register has endorsed Councilman Jordan Brandman for re-election from District 3, and long-time civic activist Steve Faessel for election to city council from District 5. Outlining their reasons for endorsing Faessel, the OC Register opined: In Anaheim’s City Council, District 5, race, we endorse Steve Faessel. In addition to nearly 30 years of experience as an executive of ...

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OC Register: Send Murray’s Tax Protection Measure To The Voters

The OC Register editorial page today published an editorial calling on the Anaheim City Council to place Councilwoman Kris Murray’s “Anaheim Taxpayer Protection Act” before the voters: Anaheim’s City Council was expected to vote tonight on whether to send the kindly named Anaheim Taxpayer Protection Act to the November 2016 general election ballot. The council should do so. Admittedly, the ...

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