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January 4, 2017
Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) provided the following statement today regarding the legislative Democrats' decision to hire former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder as their next line of defense against the incoming Trump Administration. “If the majority party continues to poke President-...
December 14, 2016
Senator Moorlach joins Studio SoCaL to interview Rick Reiff and Elizabeth Espinosa to discuss Pensions: Employee's rights vs. Taxpayers.
December 13, 2016
Charter Local Edition’s Leslie Leyton interviews Senator John Moorlach about the possibility of how unfunded pension liabilities could become our next fiscal calamity.
December 3, 2016
The Legislative Analyst’s Office recently announced that it is forecasting a $2.8 billion budget surplus for the state of California next year. As the SNL Church Lady would say, “Isn’t that special?”
November 20, 2016
There’s a basic truth worth remembering whenever someone proposes new legislation: What problem is it attempting to solve? This political guidepost came to mind in the last session when reviewing State Constitutional Amendment 8, which would have forced several counties in California to increase the number of seats on their boards of supervisors.
November 7, 2016
WHO: Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) and Dan Worthington, retired Corporal in the U.S. Army from 1957-1959, who served as a draftee in the Cold War era. WHAT: This Veterans Day Ceremony will acknowledge the importance of sites along the Pacific Coast, which served to defend California and the...
October 18, 2016
"The metrics are in and others are beginning to recognize how deep the pension liability hole is for not only California, but the entire nation. It's time for the public employees and Legislature to work together to develop a long-term solution for these public pensions that are currently...
October 17, 2016
Last week I had the pleasure of joining Laguna Woods, California "Thisday" for an interview to discuss my efforts to reform our state's severely flawed transportation department & a pivotal victory for mental health care services.
October 11, 2016
"If you want to know the fate that awaits California, just watch the state of Illinois. It's a slow-moving fiscal train wreck and California is on the same track. The catalyst? Underfunded pensions. I drove through Illinois, from top to bottom, last October to see it for myself. "California's...

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