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October 31, 2019
In this Issue: Update | Democratic Leaders Risk Independent Contractor Jobs | Signed! Disaster Victim Relief Bill | Remembering Firefighter Brent Witham | Emergency Preparedness | Photos | Rancho Cucamonga Fire Department Welcomes 9 Babies | The Federalist Papers
October 21, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The governor has now signed into law SB 601 , a measure by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) which grants state entities authority to waive or reduce governmental licensing fees for businesses experiencing hardship and displacement after emergencies. “SB 601 takes a step toward...
September 19, 2019
SAN BERNARDINO – Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) and nonprofit group Building Resilient Communities will once again partner for a seventh year to host the “Ark of Safety Forum” for emergency preparedness on Thursday, October 10, in San Bernardino. The annual event is an opportunity for...
September 10, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Senate Democrats today passed Assembly Bill 5 (Gonzalez, D-San Diego) , which would enshrine in state law the California Supreme Court’s 2018 Dynamex decision, which further restricts the ability of Californians to work as independent contractors. Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho...
September 6, 2019
SACRAMENTO – The state legislature has given its final approval to SB 601 , by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), which would grant the state authority to waive or reduce government licensing fees for businesses recovering after a disaster. “As communities rebuild following major disasters...
August 27, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Honoring the sacrifice of fallen U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Brent Michael Witham, both houses of the state legislature have passed a resolution to rename part of State Route 38 in San Bernardino County in his memory. Senate Concurrent Resolution 32 , by Senator Mike Morrell (R-...
July 10, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Today, Republican Senator Mike Morrell ( R-Rancho Cucamonga ) who is the Vice Chair of the Senate Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee voiced his opposition and voted against Assembly Bill 5 which seeks to codify a workforce decision that was handed down by the California...
June 30, 2019
In this Issue: Mobile Office Hours | Licensing Fee Relief Following Disasters | Veterans Legislation Moving Ahead | SB 673: Transparency in Sex Education | Record State Budget Ups Spending - and Taxes | 23rd Senate District Nonprofit of the Year | Economic Summit in Pass Area | WWII Airman Laid to Rest | Photos | Resources | Reagan on D-Day
June 13, 2019
SACRAMENTO – Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) released the following statement after the legislature’s passage of the main 2019-20 state budget bill ( AB 74 ): “Have you had enough? Despite a record-setting $215-billion budget, including a $22-billion surplus, the governor and legislative...
June 5, 2019
Caption: Senator Mike Morrell (center) with The Unforgettables Founder Tim Evans (right) and organization associate Gary Gryte. SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, June 5, Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) honored The Unforgettables Foundation as the 23 rd Senate District Nonprofit of the Year at...
June 4, 2019
Sacramento – As Vice Chair of the Senate Housing Committee, Senator Mike Morrell ( R-Rancho Cucamonga ) issued the following statement after Democratic legislators and labor activists gathered at the State Capitol today to “Rally for Housing.” “Let’s keep in mind that Legislative Democrats created...