In Case You Missed It: Orange County Register editorial: "Sacramento Democrats kill another common sense occupational licensing reform bill"

Monday, July 2, 2018

SACRAMENTO – In an editorial published in The Orange County Register, editorial writer and columnist Sal Rodriguez points out the hypocrisy of the Democrats in Sacramento who say they advocate for the underprivileged, but really only care about “self-preservation.”


Democratic politicians like to present themselves as advocates for the poor and working California. In reality, Democrats in Sacramento are too often merely proponents of leveraging bigger government to the benefit of politically advantageous special interest groups to the detriment of poor and working Californians. Their resistance to occupational licensing reform is a clear example of this tendency.  … the Democratic politicians in Sacramento would rather appease special interest groups than the poor. … The bill, SB 999 from Sen. Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, was rejected with only 3 votes in favor, 14 opposed. … While Democratic politicians might continue to fool poor Californians into thinking they’re on their side, the reality is the Democratic establishment cares only about self-preservation. …

Click here to read the full editorial as published in The Orange County Register.