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Obernolte, Morrell To Host Town Hall Meeting

March 25, 2015
Big Bear Grizzly - State legislators Mike Morrell and Jay Obernolte are joining forces. Senator Morrell and Assemblyman Obernolte host a Fire Tax town hall meeting April 11. The lawmakers will discuss the latest news related to the fire tax and how it may affect local property owners. The meeting...

Fire fee detractors dealt blow

March 24, 2015
Victor Valley Daily Press - State Sen. Mike Morrell’s second attempt to repeal the controversial fire prevention fee was shot down 7-2 Tuesday in a Democratic-led state Senate committee.

California legislators continue fire fee fight

March 4, 2015
The Siskiyou Daily News - The first set of the state’s fire prevention fee bills are in the mail as opponents of the fee continue work to alter or overturn it.

Editorial: A Call for Repeal of an Unfair Fee

February 19, 2015
Mountain News - For four years mountain property owners have had to pay the state each year for fire-protection services they already pay for through their annual property-tax bills…

Morrell Seeks End to Fire Fee

February 19, 2015
Mountain News - In an apparent move to call the bluff of Gov. Jerry Brown and the Democrat majority in the state legislature, Sen. Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) has introduced a bill to repeal the state’s four-year-old annual fire fee on rural property owners.

Our View: Bill would extend deadline for fire fee

February 17, 2015
Victorville Daily Press - Obernolte isn’t alone in his opposition. State Sen. Mike Morrell, R-Rancho Cucamonga, has introduced Senate Bill 198, which would repeal the fee. Obernolte is a principal co-sponsor.

Publisher and Co-Founder of California Black Media Hardy Brown Honored at State Senate

February 12, 2015
Westside Story Newspaper - 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...

More readers respond to our question about Arizona civics test: Letters

January 27, 2015
Daily Bulletin - Understanding America’s civic history is vital to our future if we are to preserve liberty and freedom.

San Bernardino County supervisors, state reps talk of improving region

January 9, 2015
San Bernardino Sun - In a new courthouse that is part of an underfunded county court system, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors met with the Inland Empire caucus of the state Legislature on Friday afternoon to discuss issues facing the region.

For state's Democrats, session's a bit less super

January 2, 2015
Press-Enterprise - Here’s what’s on the minds of local lawmakers as they head back to work…