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August 8, 2015
Many of the men and women who risk their lives for our country are also students pursuing their college education. They are tasked with the challenge of balancing military service with their academic and family lives. Students in the military can have a difficult time maintaining continuous...
August 6, 2015
Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, issued the following statement in response to the decision announced today to transfer control of Ontario International Airport from Los Angeles to the Ontario International Airport Authority: “Today, I join leaders and communities from across our region in...
July 30, 2015
For Californians with serious developmental disabilities such as cerebral palsy and autism, the services available through regional centers and other community-based programs are a lifeline. The professionals and staff provide care and assistance to equip these individuals with tools and skills...
July 28, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: We’re here to help Connect with me on social media Mobile Office Hours Message Photos Op-Ed: Keeping Californians Safe Op-Ed: State budget bad news for Californians Special Sessions Begin SB 785 Signed into Law July 30: FREE Nonprofit Workshop in Beaumont Save the Date: Ark of Safety...
July 27, 2015
Throughout the nation, cities like San Francisco have enacted policies and ordinances granting themselves this designation in an attempt to shelter undocumented immigrants. But in doing so, these cities have refused to enforce the laws of the United States and, whether through direct or indirect action, have also harbored dangerous felons who flout our laws.
July 17, 2015
Following the tragic shooting death of Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco at the hands of a previously deported convicted felon, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) has introduced Senate Joint Resolution 17 to call on Congress to pass legislation that would inhibit the ability of sanctuary cities to harbor deported criminals who have since returned to the United States illegally.
July 16, 2015
Today, Senate Republicans introduced two health care measures to help low-income and disabled Californians gain better access to doctors, nurses, and developmental services. These measures are authored by Senators Jim Nielsen ( R-Gerber ) and Jeff Stone ( R-Riverside County ). The measures are also...
July 14, 2015
Also published at The Press Enterprise The state Legislature is constitutionally obligated each year to pass a budget by June 15 and send it to the governor for his signature, setting the spending agenda of state government for the next 12 months. With the budget requiring only a simple majority...
July 6, 2015
On July 2, Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 785 by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) to provide needed clarification for those involved in the administration of an estate. The changes will prevent confusion and unnecessary litigation.
July 2, 2015
The California State Senate held the first hearing in the Special Session on Public Health and Developmental Services this morning. The newly-created Public Health and Developmental Services Committee is chaired by Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina). Sen. Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) serves as vice chair.