Sacramento - The Orange County Grand Jury has released a critical review of the Transportation Corridor Agencies, titled “Are They Taking Their Toll On Orange County?” The report concluded that “given the duplicative activities and expenses of both JPAs and the fact that the missions leading to their founding have essentially been accomplished (especially the SJHTCA which finished building its single road in 1998 and other than adding planned expansion lanes, has no other plans whatsoever to expand its route structure), the Grand Jury concludes that as envisioned in the founding legislation, both agencies should concentrate their activities on efficiently operating their network, expediting redeeming all bond debt, and complying with 2005 California S
Sacramento – The California Assembly unanimously passed AB 3087 authored by Assemblyman Bill Brough (R- Dana Point), where the bill now heads to the Senate. The bill will help Californian’s seeking their contractor’s license and results in state savings at the Contractors State License Board. The license contractor industry greatly supports AB 3087 that would allow CSLB the ability to contract with a third-party vendor to administer examinations. The CSLB is the only Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) board or bureau that leases testing centers throughout the state for the administration of its licensing examinations to applicants.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Bill Brough (R-Dana Point) issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom released his revised 2020-21 budget proposal: 
Brough's Briefing - May 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom has approved Dana Point’s plan for beach reopening, Assemblymember Bill Brough said on Tuesday morning, May 5. The City of Dana Point has jurisdiction over one beach, Dana Cove....
On Monday, the Assembly Budget Committee conducted an oversight hearing on Governor Gavin Newsom’s COVID-19 coronavirus plan, as well as Newsom’s emergency powers and the  $7 billion he has spent on measures so far....“The need to get accurate information to the constituents about what was happening was tough,” pointed out Assemblyman William Brough (R-Dana Point)...
The circumstances that have been created by the COVID-19 crisis pose a daunting challenge for all of us. In many cases, this crisis has taken a serious financial toll on Orange County households and businesses. In response, several Federal and State programs are dedicated to providing support to our employers and the Orange County workforce through the challenges of COVID-19.  FINANCIAL HELP FOR BUSINESS OWNERS: Federal Assistance – CARES Act  
Brough's Briefing - April 2020
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the top headline in the news, and many people are understandably concerned with their own health, the risks to their family members, friends, neighbors, as well as, their economic livelihood. Here is an update on some critical developments on COVID-19 as it relates to both employees and employers impacted by the Coronavirus.WorkersSick or Quarantined
San Juan Capistrano – Assembly Member William P. Brough, R-Dana Point names The Ecology Center, San Juan Capistrano as the 2020 Nonprofit of the Year for the 73rd Assembly District. Located in San Juan Capistrano, The Ecology Center educates, inspires, and involves people in the stewardship of Southern California's environment through hands-on, practical solutions in the areas of Food, Water, Shelter, Waste, and Energy.