Jul 24 2018

Orange County Business Council Endorses Representative Mimi Walters For Re-Election to 45th Congressional District Seat

IRVINE, CA – July 24, 2018 – Orange County Business Council today announced it is endorsing Rep. Mimi Walters for re-election to the 45th Congressional District seat she has held since 2014. Walters – a former two-term member of the California Assembly and the representative of California’s 37th State Senate District – is currently serving her second term in congress.

 “Representative Walters has been a reliable advocate of policies and legislation that create an environment in which business can thrive,” said Lucy Dunn, OCBC president and CEO. “As a proponent of energy independence, job creation and reducing regulation, she has demonstrated her commitment to a healthy business climate, growing Orange County’s economy, and preserving our region’s quality of life.”

Walters currently sits on the House Energy and Commerce Committee; the Subcommittee on Communications, the Subcommittee on Technology, Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, and the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. She’s also serves as the vice chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus.

Prior to her election to congress and her service in the California State Senate and Assembly, Walters was a member of the Laguna Niguel City Council. She is a founder of the California Women’s Leadership Association and has served on the Boards of the National Association of Women Business Owners, the American Cancer Society and the South Coast Medical Center Foundation.

About OCBC
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.

Contact: Byron de Arakal | OCBC Vice President of Communication | 949.794.7210 | bdearakal@ocbc.org

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