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September 21, 2020
By Lance Izumi (Senior Director, Center for Education at the Pacific Research Institute ) September 17, 2020 The 2020-21 state budget signed back in June by Governor Newsom glaringly failed to fund growing regular public schools and public charter schools. A purported “fix” to this problem, pushed...
September 1, 2020
Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield ) and members of the California Senate Republican Caucus stood up for parents across the state to ensure all public school students are treated equally and receive the funding they need. Senate Republicans opposed Senate Bill 820 a budget bill...
July 24, 2020
Experts in the medical field and those in positions to make decisions over our lives frequently use the word “science” in reference to the pandemic. Sometimes, though, scientific facts intersect with politics, leading to arbitrary and detrimental sets of restrictive government guidelines.
June 26, 2020
SACRAMENTO – Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) released the following statement after legislative Democrats passed another round of bills related to the 2020-21 state budget: “The governor and Democrat leaders in Sacramento pieced this state budget together behind closed doors through a one...
June 16, 2020
SACRAMENTO – Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) released the following statement after the legislature’s passage of its 2020-21 state budget bill: “Despite the unprecedented economic challenges and unemployment rate facing millions of Californians, the state budget crafted by Democrats in...
May 18, 2020
MENTONE – Honoring the life of U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Brent Michael Witham, Caltrans has installed a sign on a portion of State Route 38 in San Bernardino County, renaming it in his memory. Pursuant to Senate Concurrent Resolution 32 (2019) , by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga),...
May 15, 2020
SACRAMENTO – Rather than support a way forward that would allow Californians to work and build livelihoods that best fit their individual situations, especially during a challenging economic time for millions due to COVID-19, Senate Democrats signaled this week that they continue to pursue a path...
May 6, 2020
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove ( R-Bakersfield ) and Senator Mike Morrell ( R-Rancho Cucamonga ) issued statements after delivering a letter to Governor Newsom urging him to allow Houses of Worship to reopen as part of California’s Stage 2. Members of the Senate and...
April 29, 2020
Our state and nation have implemented extraordinary measures in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We are forever grateful to our health care workers and all those on the frontlines in this battle. After several weeks, with Californians following CDC and state guidelines, it appears things are moving in the right direction.
April 15, 2020
This tele-lecture with Arizona Christian University Political Science Professor Kristen Morrell Rutter centers on a discussion of our nation’s founding principles, why they still resonate today, and their connection to our legislative process. Access the resources mentioned in the recording here.
April 13, 2020
A discussion with Sen. Morrell and Professor Kristen Morrell Rutter, teacher of political science at Arizona Christian University, about our nation’s founding principles, why they still resonate today, and their connection to our legislative process.
April 9, 2020
During this time of uncertainty, scammers are at work trying to take advantage of the situation by promoting a number of fraudulent offers and schemes. In this tele-town hall, Senator Morrell discusses various scams to guard against, particularly those related to COVID-19. Featuring: Corporal Danny...