June 6, 2014
Also Published in the Flash Report These days, it’s hard to talk about Sacramento without bringing up the ethics challenges confronting the State Senate. Criminal charges that include everything from perjury to bribery to influence peddling have been leveled against three Democratic members of this...
June 5, 2014
Today, on the eve of the 36th anniversary of the historic passage of taxpayer protection measure Proposition 13, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) rose on the Senate floor to recognize its impact on California.
June 2, 2014
The last week in May was one of the busiest of the year in Sacramento. Known as the “House of Origin” deadline, bills introduced in the Assembly and Senate had until Friday to be passed out of their original houses to the next chamber for consideration. In this brief update, I’ve highlighted some...
May 28, 2014
Senate Republicans today introduced “The Legislative Reform and Transparency Act of 2014” to address ethics abuses by those serving in public office. The reforms respond to acts alleged to have been committed that led to the suspensions of three California State Senators: close campaign finance...
May 27, 2014
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May 18, 2014
During my recent run for State Senate, I was asked many times, “what’s going on in Sacramento?” Considering the headlines we’ve seen lately, with three Democratic senators suspended from office by a vote of their peers, that’s a pretty reasonable question. What, indeed, is going on in Sacramento?
May 9, 2014
Republican Senators Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), Ted Gaines (R-Roseville), and Steve Knight (R-Antelope Valley) said today that Californians deserve real legislative reforms to address the ongoing ethics challenges at the state capitol, especially in light of the legal situations involving...
May 7, 2014
Today, Democrats on the Senate Governance and Finance Committee killed legislation authored by Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, which would have created a new state tax credit program for individuals who make monetary contributions to qualified charities.
May 5, 2014
SACRAMENTO – Senator Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, recently recognized local high school senior Miguel Fernandez with a Senate resolution commemorating his achievement as being named Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Redlands-Riverside Youth of the Year. “You can’t help but admire Miguel’s...
April 3, 2014
With wife by his side, Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) was sworn in as State Senator today to represent the voters of the 23rd District. Morrell received 63 percent of the vote in special election on Tuesday, March 25. "It is a privilege and an honor to represent the citizens of the Inland Empire...