IRVINE, CA—Orange County Business Council (OCBC), the leading voice of business in Orange County, has endorsed Newport Beach City Councilman Keith Curry for 74th Assembly District. Curry is a solid advocate of OCBC’s key initiatives to enhance infrastructure investment, increase supply of workforce housing, continue economic development in Orange County, and promote solid education programs to ensure a skilled 21st century workforce.
“Orange County needs a leader like Keith in Sacramento,” said Lucy Dunn, President and CEO, OCBC. “He has a record of accomplishments and helping local business. We can trust Keith to bring his experience to the Legislature and fight to grow small businesses and jobs.”
Curry brings a clear plan for addressing the issue of job retention and economic development in Orange County, and has a solid background in community leadership. As a member of the Newport Beach City Council, Curry served as chairman on numerous organizations, including the Finance Committee, the Citizens Technology Taskforce, and he led efforts to undertake the Citizens Satisfaction Survey. The former mayor of Newport Beach was also named the director of Concordia University in Irvine in 2011, which brings political leaders of all parties together to work across party lines. From 2004 to 2006, he served as President of the National Association of Independent Public Finance Advisors and testified before Congress on issues of financial reform and public agency protections.
Orange County Business Council is the leading voice of business in Orange County, California. OCBC represents and promotes the business community, working with government and academia, to enhance Orange County’s economic development and prosperity in order to preserve a high quality of life. OCBC serves member and investor businesses with nearly 250,000 employees and 2,000,000 worldwide. In providing a proactive forum for business and supporting organizations, OCBC helps assure the financial growth of America’s sixth largest county. For more information, visit www.ocbc.org.
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