What They're Saying: Orange County Joins List Opposing Assembly Bill 1250

Thursday, August 24, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Opposition to SEIU and AFSCME’s power-grabbing legislation, Assembly Bill 1250, continues to grow. Joining the list are the Orange County Board of Supervisors, Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County and the Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC).

An opposition letter written on behalf of the Orange County Board of Supervisors stated that “the impacts of AB 1250 on Orange County are staggering …” The letter highlighted that more than 1,100 service contracts would be impacted, placing the burden of costs on the County of Orange at a staggering $340 million dollars.

Please click here to read the entire opposition letter from the Orange County Board of Supervisors.

In 2016 Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County provided the equivalent of more than 1.3 million meals to Orange County families through its CalFresh program. In its opposition letter, the food bank stated that AB 1250 “… will negatively impact our strategic plan to close the meal gap in Orange County by creating excessive barriers …”

Please click here to read the entire opposition letter from Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.

AB 1250 would also significantly impact the Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) according to the Raise Foundation, which oversees CAPC. The two groups stated that “AB 1250 will place at risk significant portions of our existing vital services which help protect vulnerable children and strengthen families to better care for their children.”

Please click here to read the letter from the CAPC.  

Please click here to learn more about the list of opposition against AB 1250 and what others are saying about the legislation.

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