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May 23, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The state senate has passed a package of bills authored by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), both aimed at providing financial relief to California’s disabled veterans. “When veterans return home, they should have every chance to find favorable working and living conditions,...
May 21, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The state senate has unanimously passed SB 601 , by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), to waive or reduce government licensing fees for businesses recovering after a disaster. After events like wildfires, floods, and earthquakes, victims face many challenges including...
May 9, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s May revision of his 2019-20 state budget proposal: “Under one-party rule in Sacramento, it is clear that government will never be too big or powerful for Democratic...
May 2, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The California Chamber of Commerce , or CalChamber, announced this week that Senate Bill 601, by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), is one of its top priority 2019 “Job Creator” bills . SB 601 would help local economies recover after a federal or state-declared disaster by...
April 25, 2019
In recent years, California has seen several of the most damaging and costly natural disasters in its history. The 2017 Tubbs Fire, Southern California mudslides, and 2018 Camp Fire have combined claimed over 100 lives, destroyed more than 25,000 structures, and impacted an estimated 381,784...
April 24, 2019
Caption: Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) speaks at a Sacramento press conference in support of SB 238 by Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield). SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), Vice Chair of the Senate Committee on Labor, Public Employment...
April 9, 2019
When it comes to sex education, parents should have access to information their children are learning. It is a responsibility districts owe to parents who are best able to determine when their children are ready to have these sensitive conversations. While many parents are aware that health classes...
April 3, 2019
While higher costs of living and an increasingly competitive job market are realities faced by many Californians up and down the state, these challenges often hit California’s disabled veterans hardest. With these realities in mind, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) is authoring a pair of...
April 1, 2019
One-bedroom apartments that average $3,690 monthly in San Francisco. Statewide median home prices of $548,000. A shortage of 3.5 million homes . These are the facts that define California’s housing crisis. Consensus across the political and ideological spectrum recognizes that lack of supply is at...
March 28, 2019
Across the country, state after state has passed bipartisan legislation to keep students safe from predators in the classroom. Will California follow their lead? When it comes to sexual abuse and harassment, even one incident is unacceptable. Sadly, in California, dozens of examples show it can...
March 28, 2019
Podcast interview with the Pacific Research Institute’s Tim Anaya on the prospects for free-market housing reform legislation this session.
March 13, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order suspending California’s death penalty: “In 2016, the governor said he would respect the will of voters if they chose not to repeal the death penalty...