We posted an article yesterday about a trip that Santa Ana Councilwoman Michele Martinez is taking to the Disney Yacht Resort in Orlando, Florida, to attend a conference of the National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO). In that post we stated that the taxyapers are paying for her expenses – we later corrected that to reflect that special interests are paying for them.
Martinez sent us a letter today accusing us of libel. Click here to read it. She stated that “As Board Member for National Association of Latino Elected Officials (NALEO) all travel is paid for by the association. As a Board Member it is my responsibility to participate in all conferences and events that help to enhance the effectiveness of Latino elected officials and their ability to advance successful policies, investments and effect change in their communities. Please be advised that the City of Santa Ana will not expend any funds for anything related to my participation at the NALEO conference referenced in your article. Continue reading