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Sacramento Bee - Gov. Jerry Brown's proposed budget: Rapid response

January 7, 2016
Lists responses of various people to the budget, including Senator Moorlach.​

LA Daily News - A new plan to end California's sad state of homelessness

January 7, 2016
At least two aspects of a proposed plan to spend $2 billion to fight the scourge of homelessness in California fit the bill for the right approach to the problem. First, the proposal takes the “housing first” tack that many experts on mental health and addiction have long said is the best initial...

California officials seek precautions for online lending trends

December 18, 2015
Digital Journal - Americans now owe over $885 billion of revolving debt, according to sources at the Federal Reserve and much of it is entangled in credit card debt. This might be one of the reasons online lending is growing.

Gas tax in California ranks among highest in country; but its roads are among the worst in America

December 14, 2015
Orange County Register - California lawmakers are struggling to climb out of a deep hole. The gas tax that supports road repairs ranks among the highest in the country but the state has some of the worst roads in America.

California's roads crisis: Long neglected maintenance is now urgent and expensive

December 12, 2015
The Fresno Bee - California lawmakers are struggling to climb out of a deep hole. The gas tax that supports road repairs ranks among the highest in the country but the state has some of the worst roads in America.

Lawmakers aim to prevent unspent California charitable gifts

December 10, 2015
89.3 KPCC - Lawmakers and state agencies on Wednesday began exploring ways to make sure millions of charitable dollars donated annually by California taxpayers aren't stalled for years and don't wind up in state coffers.

Sen. John Moorlach: The Fiscal Conscience of the CA Legislature

September 21, 2015
FlashReport - Former Orange County Supervisor John Moorlach won his Senate race in March, and already has become a standout. Now-Senator John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, has waged challenges to Democrat Gov. Jerry Brown’s May Budget revise, minimum wage hikes, Democrats’ lack of fiscal restraint and...

No Gas Tax Increase for Now

September 10, 2015
By: Fox & Hounds, Joel Fox, Editor of Fox & Hounds and President of the Small Business Action Committee

EDITORIAL: Very pricey bad apples

September 7, 2015
The Press Enterprise - ‘How can we ask Californians to pay more for road repair without fixing Caltrans?’ state Sen. John Moorlach insisted in a statement. ‘We have no confidence that Caltrans is spending money properly. None.’

Letters: Don't lump all public servants together

September 7, 2015
OC Register - How fortunate taxpayers in Orange County are to have a legislator such as state Sen. John Moorlach, who is performing as he should.

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