Archived Releases

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 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.
March 23, 2015
Legislative Democrats today circumvented a legitimate state budget process by approving legislation that paves the way for passage of a brokered budget deal later this spring. Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, responded to the approval of these “spot” bills:
March 9, 2015
On Monday afternoon, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) joined Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) and several of their colleagues to jointly announce that they will introduce a Senate Constitutional Amendment on Wednesday prohibiting state-funded colleges and universities from banning the...
February 12, 2015
Igniting another debate over the controversial fire prevention fee imposed on rural property owners, Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, has introduced Senate Bill 198 to repeal the illegal tax altogether.
February 10, 2015
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 resolution on Monday. “Hardy’s life...
February 4, 2015
To promote transparency and increase citizens’ accessibility to their state government, Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, introduced Senate Constitutional Amendment 3 to require that the state budget be available to the public and posted online at least 72 hours before any vote of the legislature.
January 27, 2015
The second annual Patriots of the Past, Present and Future Recognition Ceremony, hosted by Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, has been postponed to later this spring. Originally, the event was scheduled for Friday, March 13. Community members are still encouraged to nominate individuals,...
January 9, 2015
Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, today issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s draft state budget proposal for 2015-16:
January 6, 2015
SACRAMENTO – Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, today announced that he has been appointed vice chair of the Senate Committee on Public Employment and Retirement for the 2015-16 legislative session. He will also be a member of the following committees: Banking and Financial Institutions...