Republican Labor Day BBQ

by Logan McFadden

On September 1st the Ventura County Republican Party held its annual Labor Day BBQ.

Supporters and campaign volunteers gathered at the Conejo Creek Park North in Thousand Oaks to meet local, state and national candidates. 

Rob McCoy is running for the 44th Assembly District.  McCoy spoke briefly and told the crowd that this is the “peoples’ campaign”.  He is committed to:

  • Growing our economy and creating jobs by reducing regulations
  • Protecting Proposition 13 and opposing all new taxes and fighting to shrink the size of government
  • Cut wasteful spending beginning with the billion-dollar High Speed Rail
  • Balancing the budget with no gimmicks

 Jeff Gorell has represented the people of Ventura County in the 44th State Assembly District since 2010.  He is running for the 26th U.S. Congressional District.  In addition to his reputation as a Taxpayer Watch dog as Vice Chairman of the Assembly Budget Committee, Gorell is a war veteran and Commander in the United States Navy Reserve.  His background includes:

 Served from 1999-2006 as a Ventura  County Deputy District Attorney

  • Teaches public policy at California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks
  • Co-authored the “Rainy Day Fund” state spending cap initiative before voters in November 2014
  • Partnered with local employers and trades to establish a bi-partisan Economic Gold Team that brings jobs and businesses to Ventura County
  • Earned a perfect 100% score from CalTax, one of the premier taxpayer watchdog organizations and tax policy organizations

 The mid-term elections are on November 4, 2014.

Logan McFadden is our newest city reporter and a recently retired banker, residing in Camarillo.


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