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Fire fee detractors dealt blow

March 24, 2015
Victor Valley Daily Press - State Sen. Mike Morrell’s second attempt to repeal the controversial fire prevention fee was shot down 7-2 Tuesday in a Democratic-led state Senate committee.

State Senator Mike Morrell speaks out against Fire Prevention Fee

March 19, 2015
Mountaineer Progress Newspaper - Mike Morrell, State Senator, 23rd District, attended a Town Hall style meeting in Phelan last Thursday night, March 12, to address the fee and answer questions from Tri-Community residents. Senator Morrell introduced Senate Bill 198 to repeal the illegal tax...

California legislators continue fire fee fight

March 4, 2015
The Siskiyou Daily News - The first set of the state’s fire prevention fee bills are in the mail as opponents of the fee continue work to alter or overturn it.

Morrell Seeks End to Fire Fee

February 19, 2015
Mountain News - In an apparent move to call the bluff of Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrat majority in the state legislature, Sen. Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) has introduced a bill to repeal the state’s four-year-old annual fire fee on rural property owners.

Editorial: A Call for Repeal of an Unfair Fee

February 19, 2015
Mountain News - For four years mountain property owners have had to pay the state each year for fire-protection services they already pay for through their annual property-tax bills…

Our View: Bill would extend deadline for fire fee

February 17, 2015
Victorville Daily Press - Obernolte isn’t alone in his opposition. State Sen. Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, has introduced Senate Bill 198, which would repeal the fee. Obernolte is a principal co-sponsor.

Publisher and Co-Founder of California Black Media Hardy Brown Honored at State Senate

February 12, 2015
Westside Story Newspaper - In recognition of his work in the community and role in the California media industry, Senators Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, and Connie Leyva, D-Chino, presented Black Voice News publisher and California Black Media co-founder Hardy Brown, Sr. with a Senate...

State Budget Transparency Bill Introduced By Senator Mike Morrell

February 5, 2015
ROTWNEWS.com - Mountain residents and other Californians will have an opportunity to see how state government uses the public purse under State Constitutional Amendment 3 introduced by State Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga/23). SCA 3 would require the state budget be available to the...

More readers respond to our question about Arizona civics test: Letters

January 27, 2015
Daily Bulletin - Understanding America’s civic history is vital to our future if we are to preserve liberty and freedom.

San Bernardino County supervisors, state reps talk of improving region

January 9, 2015
San Bernardino Sun - In a new courthouse that is part of an underfunded county court system, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors met with the Inland Empire caucus of the state Legislature on Friday afternoon to discuss issues facing the region.

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