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Public Resources and Information Available to Southern California Residents Affected by Canyon Fire 2
October 10, 2017
Map of evacuation zones: http://www.ocregister.com/2017/10/09/this-map-shows-where-the-anaheim-hills-brush-fire-is-burning/ Insurance information: https://www.insurance.ca.gov/01-consumers/105-type/95-guides/03-res/res-ins-guide.cfm#somefinal or call California Department of Insurance Hotline: (800...
Sen. Moorlach Has Invited Ben Shapiro to Senate Hearing on First Amendment
October 2, 2017
Tomorrow, I will participate in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing called by Senate Pro Tem Kevin De Leon and chaired by Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson in our State’s Capitol. The hearing is titled, “Combatting Hate While Protecting the Constitution.” As Vice Chair, I invited noted political...
Top 20 Bills Worthy Of The Governor's Veto
September 22, 2017
Supermajority legislative leaders declared that the 2017 Session "may be the most productive and progressive legislative session in memory." They may be right. And it's only half done. We don't know if that is something to brag about, though. We believe that media perspectives describing 2017 as a...
SB 742, SB 671, SB 665 Signed By Governor Brown
July 18, 2017
SACRAMENTO -- Yesterday, Governor Brown signed three key pieces of legislation I introduced that are designed to make state government processes more transparent, efficient, and effective. Senate Bill 665 Citizens deserve the transparency and reputable information from their local governments. This...
Cap-and-Trade Letter Stating Concerns Sent to Governor Brown
July 13, 2017
SACRAMENTO, CA -- After a whirlwind of discussions thanks to Gov. Brown's legislative cram down, the Senate Republican Caucus delivered him a letter voicing concerns about the detrimental effects of his proposed cap-and-trade policy. Below are excerpts: Preserving quality of life for all...
Bill clarifying arguments in ballot measure submissions headed to governor
June 30, 2017
“For future elections, SB 665 will hopefully prevent the confusion we saw over ballot argument selections for a local measure in the 2016 election.” ~ Senator Moorlach SACRAMENTO, CA – Senate Bill 665, Sen. John Moorlach’s bill clarifying potential signatories for the arguments in ballot measure...
HomeAid Orange County Recognized as Non Profit of the Year
June 29, 2017
Yesterday I had the opportunity to recognize HomeAid Orange County as a part of California Nonprofits Day organized by CalNonprofits . HomeAid does excellent work in my district dealing with a cause I've long fought for: ending homelessness. The award was accepted on behalf HomeAID by Scott Larson...
California Budget Act 2017-18: Largest annual budget disregards future consequences
June 16, 2017
Governor Jerry Brown has openly stated that a recession is coming and that budget cuts are inevitable. So I began my comments on the final budget acknowledging the uncomfortable fact that – at $125 billion – this is California’s largest general fund budget ever. It is difficult to reconcile the...
Response to May Budget Revision
May 11, 2017
"If managing the budget is 'like riding a tiger,' looking out ahead ten years from now is like standing on the deck of the sinking Titanic."
Senator Moorlach seeks to protect students during budget shortfalls
May 5, 2017
Since 2014, there have been several attempts to repeal a cap that prohibits school districts from saving for a rainy day. Senate Bill 590, introduced by Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa), aimed once again to repeal the burdensome cap. Sacramento Democrats killed SB 590 in the Senate Education Committee last week.
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