Archived News

August 15, 2016
SACRAMENTO – At the recent hearing of the Assembly Appropriations Committee, legislative Democrats sidelined Senator Mike Morrell’s (R-Rancho Cucamonga) Senate Bill 1136 , which would have required additional transparency in state spending of the controversial fire prevention fee , also known as...
August 12, 2016
Today, Olympic shooter Kim Rhode of Big Bear City became the first female athlete and the first Summer Olympic athlete to medal in six consecutive Olympic Games , earning bronze during the women’s skeet shooting final at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. She has now won an Olympic...
August 11, 2016
The State Senate passed Senate Concurrent Resolution 159 by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) officially recognizing August 7 as Purple Heart Day in California. The resolution acknowledges men and women of the Armed Services who have been wounded or killed in action.
July 25, 2016
Our nation’s veterans undergo rigorous training during military service that can be directly applied to jobs at home. After working hard and defending the freedoms we cherish, it is our duty to ensure that when these men and women come home, the return to civilian life is an easy one.
July 20, 2016
In this Issue: Message | At The Capitol & Around the 23rd | Record State Budget Enacted | Holding Vandals of Veterans’ Memorials Accountable | Morrell Legislation | Second Amendment | Legislation to Watch | Community Coffee - San Bernardino | 2016 Women of Distinction - Nominations Due August 1 | Patriot Spotlight: Teresa Bullock | Intern Profile: Jillian Pascua | Recommended Reading: Calvin Coolidge on the Declaration of Independence | Facts & Figures - Fund Shifts Mask Real Budget Growth | Giving Back:
July 13, 2016
SACRAMENTO – As the State Board of Education meets this week in Sacramento, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) joined several of his Senate and Assembly colleagues in urging the board to reject revisions to the Draft History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools. In a letter...
July 6, 2016
Memorials to fallen heroes can be found throughout our communities all over the country. They tell stories of selflessness and sacrifice that form the cornerstone of our shared history. It is our duty to ensure that young people today understand the significance of these individuals’ service and that they are never forgotten.
June 15, 2016
Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) today issued the following statement in response to the passage of the 2016-17 state budget:
June 13, 2016
Today, the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources approved on a bipartisan vote Senate Bill 1136, authored by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), to require that the legislature and the public annually receive more detailed information regarding the spending of money generated by the controversial fire prevention fee.
June 2, 2016
Today, the California State Senate unanimously passed Senate Bill 1155 by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) to reduce costs for veterans re-entering the state’s civilian workforce.