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The Morrell Monthly
Morrell Monthly: February 2018
February 28, 2018
In this Issue: Mobile Office Hours | Message | Bills I’m Working On | Proposition 57 - Early Release for Sex Offenders? | After Four Years, Whistleblower Protection Act Signed | Small Business Forum a Success | Responders to San Bernardino Terror Attack Honored with Medal of Valor | Photos | I-15 Toll Lanes Up for Review | Why We Still Look to Washington & Lincoln
Morrell Monthly: January 2018
January 31, 2018
In this Issue: Mobile Office Hours | Message | 2018 Patriots of the Past, Present, & Future - Nominations Open | 2018-19 State Budget | Governor’s State of the State Address | Photos | Tax Help Day – Saturday, February 3 | Every Kid in a Park | Career Education Opportunities at Community Colleges | Martin Luther King on the Declaration of Independence
Morrell Monthly: December 2017
December 21, 2017
In this Issue: Mobile Office Hours | Message | Op-Ed: Governor’s Higher Gas Taxes Here | Annual Women of Distinction Ceremony | 2018 Patriots of the Past, Present, & Future | Photos | New Driver Licenses for Travel | Holiday Cheer
Morrell Monthly: October 2017
October 27, 2017
In this Issue: Message | Signed! Measure to Increase Legislative Accountability | Signed! Bill Protects Privacy & Personal Information | Senate Defeats Bill to Create Government-Sponsored Drug Injection Programs | Governor Signs “Sanctuary State” Bill | California First Responder Day | Overreaching Power of the California Air Resources Board | November 3 • Women of Distinction 2017 | November 17 • Ark of Safety Emergency Preparedness Forum | Photos | Intern Spotlight - Arianna Chen | Local Emergency Alert Systems | Community Calendars | Worth Repeating | Gas taxes go up November 1!
Morrell Monthly: July 2017
July 10, 2017
In this Issue: Record-Setting 2017-18 State Budget | SB 184 - Protecting Citizens’ Privacy and Personal Information | SB 679 - Increasing Legislative Accountability | SB 197 - Building Specialized Veteran Medical Facilities | Fire Tax Update | Other Legislation of Note this Session | Women of Distinction 2017 - Nominations Open | Patriot Spotlight - Marvin Nottingham | Photos | Staying Safe in the Heat! | Reminder -- Ready for Wildfire App Available | Letter from John Adams to His Wife Abigail | Report: $370 Billion in New Taxes and Fees Proposed
Morrell Monthly: April/May 2017
May 5, 2017
In this Issue: Mobile Office Hours | Message | Sacramento Democrats Push Through Gas Tax | Veterans Legislation Clears Senate Committees | Senate Committee Blocks Pension Reporting Bill | Bill Extending Lobbying Ban Moves Ahead | Women of Distinction 2017 - Nominations Open | Photos | Veterans Choice Program Extended | Ready for Wildfire App - Thanks, CAL FIRE! | Intern Spotlight - Megan Rohn | Tax Freedom Day 2017 | Winston Churchill - “Never give in.”
Morrell Monthly: March 2017
March 31, 2017
In this Issue: We’re here to help | Connect with me on social media | Mobile Office Hours | Message | Patriots of the Past, Present, & Future | Patriot of the Year - Leonard Tavernetti | Bills to Improve Jobs Outlook | Co-Authored Legislation | NO to More Gas Taxes | Photos | Northwest Ordinance of 1787 | Gas Taxes State by State
Morrell Monthly: January 2017
February 1, 2017
In this Issue: Mobile Office Hours | Message | San Bernardino County students participate in mock trial | Ark of Safety Forum - Disaster Preparedness | The Unforgettables Foundation - Annual Hearts Awards | Patriots of the Past, Present, & Future - March 10 | Patriot Spotlight: Justin Crabbe | Photos | Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address | Fiscal Realities Facing California
Morrell Monthly: December 2016
December 22, 2016
In this Issue: We’re here to help | Connect with me on social media | Mobile Office Hours | Message | A Look Ahead - More Transparency in 2017 | Lake Arrowhead Veterans Monument Dedicated | Legislator of the Year – Military Officers | 12th Annual Women of Distinction | Patriots of the Past, Present, & Future - Nominations Open! | Photos | Senate Fellow – Scott Terrell | LA Times Article: “California's climate fight could be painful”
Morrell Monthly: October 2016
October 31, 2016
In this Issue: We’re here to help | Connect with me on social media | Mobile Office Hours | State Watchdog: Occupational Licensing Creates Barriers for Veterans | Is the State holding your money or property? | Around the 23rd Senate District | Patriot Spotlight: Chris Williams | Facts & Figures: Gas Taxes State-by-State
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Will Legislature Act This Year to Keep our Kids SAFE?
Pacific Research Institute - Right now, there’s a growing problem of teachers being investigated for sexual abuse in the classroom quietly resigning...
Will the Legislature Finally Act to Break California's Housing Logjam?
Podcast interview with the Pacific Research Institute’s Tim Anaya on the prospects for free-market housing reform legislation this session.
Why Senate Democrats Oppose Good Budget Transparency Bill
Flash Report - Despite this bill being the perfect opportunity for lawmakers to perform an actual act of transparency, Senate Democrats have a...
California's war on 'economic crimes' raises eerie parallels to communist countries
OC Register - Many of these “economic crimes” simply involve working without the proper license. A study from the Institute for Justice finds that...
California state senator wants stricter vetting for teachers investigated for sexual abuse
The Desert Sun - To prevent teachers who have been investigated for sexual abuse from quietly resigning and moving to another school, a state senator...