Press Mentions 2022

  • Commentary: Transitioning to Cleaner Energy to Reduce the Impact of Rising Gas Prices

    "While suspending the gas tax or offering an equivalent rebate will not completely solve the scourge of ever-increasing gas prices, it’s vital that we provide respite for Orange County families struggling to pay for gas during this challenging time." – Supervisor Foley

    LA Times - Daily Pilot
    OC Breeze - Press Release

     
  • Orange County College Dedicates New Student Union

    Daily Pilot
     
  • Orange County Receives More Funding to Convert Motels Into Housing for Homeless

    “It’s a win because it’s cleaning up a community area that had been a cause for concern by residents for many years,” Foley said. “And it’s a win because the county gets permanent supportive housing ... It’s also a win for people who are experiencing homelessness or on the verge of homelessness, because now we have more units in the community where people can live.”  – Supervisor Foley

    LA Times - Daily Pilot 
    OC Breeze- Supervisor Foley Attends Veterans Housing Summit

     
  • Fighting for a Middle-Class Harbor in Orange County 

    Voice of OC
     
  • Safe Zones for O.C. Families in Child Custody Cases Created and Release of Sex Offenders Opposed  

    New Santa Ana
     
  • Federal Dollars to Help Replenish OC Beaches   

    “Our coastal communities and local businesses were impacted last year by flooding, the oil spill and the COVID-19 pandemic. This long overdue funding to replenish the sand in our coastal community is critical to protect our local residents and tourism economy.” – Supervisor Foley

    Spectrum News
  • First Responders Could Have Spot in Planned Veterans Cemetery in Anaheim Hills
    LA Times


Supervisor Katrina Foley was supportive of the effort but asked whether grant funding could be pursued to help with the construction of the cemetery.

  • Orange County Takes a New Approach to Mental Health
    The Epoch Times
     
  • Countering the Deadly Scourge of Fentanyl in Orange County
    OC Register


County Supervisor Katrina Foley hosted the three-hour hearing to focus on what can be done to stem the tragic tide, which killed a South County 15-year-old last weekend.

“Users often don’t even know it’s in the drugs,” Foley said. “Just one pill can kill.”

“Users often don’t even know it’s in the drugs,” Supervisor Katrina Foley said. “Just one pill can kill.”

  • HHS Secretary Becerra Visits Orange County to Talk Mental Health
    OC Register
  • Countering The Deadly Scourge of Fentanyl in Orange County
    OC Register
     
  • Orange County Leaders Hold Special Hearing on Fentanyl Overdoses and Deaths
    CBS Local
  • A New Approach to the Homeless Crisis Could Be Coming to Orange County
    Voice of OC
     
  • OC Teases Other Addiction and Mental Health Facilities
    Tifton Is On
     
  • Volunteers Fan Out Across Orange County to Count Homeless People After COVID-19 Upended Biannual Census
    Daily Pilot
  • Procession for Huntington Beach Operator Killed in Helicopter Crash Brings Out Hundreds of Volunteers
    OC Register
     
  • Poll: Orange County Residents on Homelessness
    Spectrum News
  • Orange County Supervisors Approve New District Maps:
    Patch

    "I don't think we have jurisdiction or authority of law over this matter," Foley said. "I also think it's a slippery slope when we start weighing in. Are we going to weigh in on how every city and special district creates their map?... To me, this really feels like politics, so I'll be voting no." - Supervisor Katrina Foley
     
  • Orange County Officials Pledge to Fight the 'Fentanyl Epidemic' Amid Rising Deaths:
    The Epoch Times
     
  • Don't Be Fooled By Fake COVID Test Scammers. Here's What to Avoid
    LA Times

    “While we have not heard any direct reports of fake pop-up sites, I encourage anyone with concerns to contact our office to verify the location and report any suspected fraud to local authorities.” - Supervisor Katrina Foley

     
  • The Groundbreaking Sober Living Registry That Wasn't
    OC Registry

    “Improved coordination and transparency would help law enforcement and the Insurance Commissioner enforce the law against unscrupulous operators. These objectives could be advanced through a revised county registry, a model city ordinance, or another policy initiative. All options are on the table.” - Supervisor Katrina Foley

     
  • People Deserve Better Public Engagement on COVID Data to Confront Omicron Surge 

    Voice of OC

    “My office was calling for testing in early December, before anyone else – and handed 10,000 test kits in December and nearly 1,500 already so far in January. We led the charge on John Wayne airport testing and keeping clinics going – including our in-person presser at the Costa Mesa senior center.” - Supervisor Katrina Foley

     
  • New County Supervisor Voting Map Gives Stronger Voice to OC's Latino Community
    Voice of OC
     
  • Country Trying to Staff Hundreds of Empty Jobs in OC Health Care Agency
    OC Register
     
  • Downtown Santa Ana Small Business Owners Block OC Streetcar Construction Over Lost Profits
    Voice of OC
     
  • Santa Ana Merchants Protest the Fallout From Trolley Construction
    OC Register
     
  • Laguna Beach Brush Fire Prompts Evacuation Orders, Warnings, School Closures
    My News LA
     
  • Santana: As Omicron Eases, Orange County Ponders The Future of The Public Health Department
    Spectrum News
     
  • Orange County Officials Pledge to Fight the 'Fentanyl Epidemic' Amid Rising Deaths: