April 21, 2016
Emergency personnel representing the more than 300 first responders who responded to the San Bernardino terror attack are honored by the Inland Empire Caucus on the Assembly Floor. Read more here.
April 21, 2016
Afghanistan War veteran and Yucaipa resident Marine Corporal Justin Crabbe is presented the award for the 23rd Senate District’s “Patriot of the Year.” From left to right: Riverside County Sheriff Stan Sniff, Marine Corporal Crabbe, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), and service dog Gnome...
April 21, 2016
On behalf of the late U.S. Marine Sergeant Joshua Ashley, his mother Tammie and brother Jordan, along with retired Military Working Dog Sirius, accept the “Torch of Patriotism” Award at the 3rd Annual Patriots of the Past, Present, and Future held on April 1 at March Field Air Museum in Riverside...
September 28, 2015
The Ark of Safety Forum is an opportunity for faith community leaders to collaborate with experts and professionals on how to best respond to natural disasters or other emergencies. Watch this video to see highlights from the third annual event in Etiwanda.
June 26, 2015
From the Facebook Small Business Boost seminar held in Redlands. Special thanks to Facebook's Associate Manager of Small Business Outreach Juan Salazar and the Facebook team for sharing tips and best practices to help businesses maximize their presence on the site!
June 26, 2015
Had the opportunity to tour Learn4Life Charter School in Highland. Great program that is changing the lives of so many students. Pictured here are staff Chris Hodges, Ann Abajian, and Heather Barnhart along with myself and our district representative David Matza.
June 20, 2015
I’m continuing to make my way around the 23rd Senate District for community coffees. In June, we had one in Rancho Cucamonga. It was a good discussion with great questions. Thanks to everyone who made it out!
June 10, 2015
This month I had the privilege of recognizing Jensen’s Foods as the 23rd Senate District Small Business of the Year, represented by company vice president Matt Zack. Family-owned and operated for 75 years now, they are an important partner in the mountain and desert communities they serve. Read...
June 5, 2015
The Menifee Valley Chamber held its 38th Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony earlier this month. I had the opportunity to swear in the new officers and visit with members who are all committed to seeing area businesses thrive. A great (western-themed) event!
June 4, 2015
I opposed SB 406 (Jackson) when it came to the Senate Floor for a vote because I believe it would place an undue burden on both small and large employers. California already has a reputation as one of the least business-friendly states in the country. SB 406 would add to this narrative and make it...