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October 3, 2018
Sen. John Moorlach today released his latest fiscal report, “ Financial Soundness Rankings for California’s Public School Districts, Colleges & Universities. ” SEE REPORT HERE . It follows his March 2018 reports on the state’s 482 cities that found 2/3 of them in the red; of 58 counties , 55...
September 27, 2018
On June 6, Sen. John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, took great pleasure in issuing a resolution selecting Mercy House of Santa Ana as the 37th Senatorial District’s 2018 Nonprofit of the Year. The Resolution commends Mercy House “for providing invaluable services to the people of the local area, and...
September 4, 2018
Since being elected to the State Senate in March 2015, I have tried to shine a light in California’s vast bureaucracy to see if we can get better services for the hard earned taxes the people of California are paying. Unfortunately, the California Department of Transportation – or Caltrans – has...
July 24, 2018
On July 12, state Senator John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, took part in a panel discussion on social investing for our state pension system at a Town Hall in Huntington Beach. You can view the video here . Also participating were Mayor Mike Posey and two executives from the California Public Employees...
October 19, 2017
I write to you today in your role as the chief administrator of the California Motion Picture and Television Production Credit’s allocation, assignment, purchase, sale and application of credit against income or franchise tax at the Franchise Tax Board (FTB). As I am sure you have seen, Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been caught in abhorrent and disgusting behavior that not only looks immoral and unethical, but likely is illegal. While we hope that law enforcement is investigating the claims, it is our responsibility as elected officials to make sure that state tax dollars and credits are spent in accordance with our values.
October 10, 2017
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) 927-4357 Individual Insurance Company Phone Directory AIG Property Casualty Company: (888) 760-9195 Allstate: (800) 547-...
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...
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...
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...
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...