Archived News

October 30, 2014
Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) will host the 4th Annual Top Chamber Business Awards on November 21 at the Orton Center on the University of Redlands campus. The event will highlight the work of businesses from across the 23rd Senate District.
October 22, 2014
Beginning January 1, 2015, gas and diesel fuel prices will start rising because of new regulations under California’s climate change law, AB 32. They are part of the state’s Cap and Trade program and were created by unelected officials on the California Air Resources Board. The cost of these changes will amount to what I believe is a “hidden” gas tax.
October 21, 2014
IN THIS ISSUE: Connect With Me On Social Media | Reminder: Mobile Office Hours | Catching Up | Around the 23rd | Top Chamber Awards | Beaumont Veteran Gets Backyard Makeover | Economic Impact of Hidden Gas Tax | Intern Spotlight: Nicole Barron | Declining Workforce Participation Rate | Fall Fun
September 22, 2014
Your editorial (Aug. 20) was spot on. California’s economic climate is in a fragile state, caused in large part by a majority party in the legislature oblivious to the realities facing business owners. These two measures would only make our situation worse and I opposed them both.
September 10, 2014
IN THIS ISSUE: We Moved! New District Office | Connect With Me On Social Media | Mobile Office Hours | Legislative Year Ends | Summer Storms | 2014 Ark of Safety Forum a Success | Community Hero Spotlight: Mal Middlesworth | SB 997 Signed Into Law, Boosts California Senior Legislature | Victory for Veterans | Hidden Gas Tax Now in Governor’s Hands | Intern Spotlight: Hannah Ackley | More Evidence of the High-Cost of Living in California | In Memoriam: Bill Anthony
August 29, 2014
In a victory for our military veterans who are looking to advance their education in California, Senate Republicans voted unanimously today for Assembly Bill 13 , which passed the Senate on a 36-0 vote. It requires the California State University and California Community College - and requests the...
August 25, 2014
Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) announced today that Governor Brown has signed Senate Bill 997, legislation to continue allowing taxpayers to donate to the California Senior Legislature through their filed state income tax forms. The new law is designed to secure needed funding for the...
August 22, 2014
Senate Republicans sent a letter today to Governor Jerry Brown, Senate President pro Tempore Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) urging their support for any of three options to prevent or delay a significant cost increase on gasoline in California by as...
August 20, 2014
On Friday, August 15, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), in partnership with Building Resilient Communities, hosted the second annual “Ark of Safety Forum” emergency preparedness program. The event brought together community leaders and representatives from various faith-based and...
August 1, 2014
IN THIS ISSUE: Connect with me on Social Media A Look Ahead Around the 23rd Senate District Save The Date! Emergency Preparedness Summit for Faith Leaders Colonel Paul Green Stopping the “Hidden” Gas Tax State Spending Still Going Up Kristina Ibrahim Remember - California Is Earthquake Country...