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May 27, 2015
Last week, Governor Brown released his revised state budget for the 2015-16 fiscal year. It clocks in at a record-setting $267 billion – nearly $13 billion more than last-year’s record-breaking budget, expanding the size and reach of our ever-growing government.
May 21, 2015
Each year, Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, joins community leaders at the Annual Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony & Dinner to recognize extraordinary women from around the 23rd Senate District who have positively impacted their community. The nomination window for this year’s...
May 15, 2015
If you are a driver in California, you know our roads and highways need work. Even though we pay more in gas taxes than residents in nearly every other state, our roads are in some of the poorest condition. In fact, a recent study found that our broken roads cost motorists as much as an extra $2,500 every year.
May 1, 2015
On Friday, May 15, 2015, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) will host the second annual Patriots of the Past, Present and Future Recognition Ceremony at Cable Airport in Upland.
April 30, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: We’re here to help | Connect with me on social media | Mobile Office Hours | Message from Mike | Photos | Op-Ed: Drought legislation is ‘emergency’ expansion of government power | Fire Tax Town Hall Re-Cap | COMING UP: Patriots of the Past, Present, and Future | Women of Distinction 2015 - Nominations Needed! | Fire Tax Town Hall - Big Bear | President Lincoln - Remembered in Redlands | INTERN PROFILE: Katie Lagomarsino: Tax Freedom Day 2015
April 21, 2015
The Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee approved SB 728 by Senator Morrell to require the CA Public Utilities Commission to evaluate the economic impact of increasing the standards for renewable energy procurement.
April 15, 2015
Amidst one of California’s worst droughts on record, the governor and legislative Democrats used growing public concern to push through new laws and regulations that, of all things, will likely result in more water for the environment than for the people of our state.
April 9, 2015
SACRAMENTO – By a unanimous and bipartisan vote, members of the Senate Education Committee approved Senate Bill 418 by Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, to aid active duty service members attending a California State University or California Community College finish their college degrees. “...
March 27, 2015
IN THIS ISSUE: Connect With Me On Social Media | Mobile Office Hours | Message from Mike | Photos | Senate Committee Kills Fire Tax Repeal Effort | Prohibiting State-Funded University and College Campuses from Banning the U.S. Flag | REMINDER: Coffee in Highland on Saturday | Fire Tax Town Hall | Patriots of the Past, Present, and Future | Remembering Last Year’s “Patriots” | INTERN SPOTLIGHT: Melissa Patterson | Milton Friedman on Capitalism | Helping the poor by spending more?
March 24, 2015
Today, legislative Democrats on the Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee, by a vote of 2-7, killed Senate Bill 198 by Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, which would repeal the costly and controversial fire prevention fee, also commonly known as the fire tax.