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July 13, 2020

NEWMAN TO OCBOE: DON’T RE-OPEN SCHOOLS WITHOUT PROPER PROTOCOLS

Orange County, Calif. — Today, Josh Newman sent the following statement to the Orange County Board of Education in response to their decision to call for a Fall return to classes with no masks or social distancing. “To the Honorable Members of the Orange County Board of Education: As a resident of Orange County and concerned citizen, I write to urge the OC Board of Education not to move to reopen schools without a comprehensive plan that takes fully into account all current, accepted scientific knowledge.... CONTINUE READING

June 30, 2020

OP-ED: NEWMAN: OC LEADERS MUST SUPPORT MEDICAL EXPERTS, NOT DENIGRATE THEM OR SIT ON THE SIDELINES

Orange County, Calif. — As the coronavirus continues to ravage America’s health and devastate its economy, here in Orange County the politics of face coverings continues its downward spiral. Last week, a coalition of local labor leaders held a demonstration in Santa Ana calling on the county to reinstate the recently revoked local requirement for the wearing of masks in public settings, only to find themselves harassed and shouted down by an aggressive group of anti-mask counter-protesters... CONTINUE READING

June 25, 2020

NEWMAN RESPONDS TO TRUMP’S REPEATED RACIAL SLURS

Orange County, Calif. — Josh Newman issued this statement in response to Donald Trump’s repeated racial slurs toward Asian Americans: “On Tuesday at his rally in Arizona, Donald Trump spewed another series of racist anti-Asian slurs. This president trades in rhetoric that is too often callous, hate-filled, and even dangerous. Furthermore, it’s my strong belief that people in leadership positions, as well as anyone seeking a position of public leadership, have a moral obligation to stand up and condemn remarks like these... CONTINUE READING

May 29, 2020

JOSH NEWMAN ANNOUNCES ASIAN AMERICAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Orange County, Calif. — Underscoring his commitment to ensuring that the perspectives and concerns of SD-29’s Asian American communities are addressed and uplifted in his campaign, today U.S. Army veteran, businessman, and former State Senator Josh Newman announced the formation of an Asian American Advisory Committee within his 2020 campaign for State Senate… CONTINUE READING

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