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OC Register: Sacramento's Trump tantrum worsening state's fiscal health

January 29, 2017
With mounting fiscal problems in California why is the Governor and the majority party being reckless by telling our new president to “pound sand”? “California now has the highest tax rates, is barely making its budget, and is not paying down its debts.” Senator John Moorlach says “It’s time for...

California Political Review: Why California's Finances Could Derail Their Energy Plans

January 26, 2017
According to State Senator John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, California has real financial problems that need to be immediately addressed. Depending on how the numbers are analyzed California has either a $1.3 or a $2.8 trillion outstanding debt. These main problems are: 1) storage of excess energy, 2)...

790 KABC: LA City Council May Support Senate Bill To Defy Federal Government

January 26, 2017
Republican Senator John Moorlach is not a fan of Senate Bill 54, saying helping illegal immigrants who are criminals is troubling. “This is something that I think the majority of the population is opposed to. Public safety is the number one concern for citizens.”

FOX 40: California Dems Refuse to Enforce Trump Immigration Order

January 25, 2017
Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration sent a strong message. Wednesday , California democratic lawmakers sent one right back. De Leon rejected the executive order’s stated premises, that the focus is keeping dangerous criminals out. Senator John Moorlach of Orange County says he’s...

Flash Report: Gov. Jerry Brown Talks; President Donald Trump Does

January 25, 2017
Sycophants in the media often refer to Brown as the only adult in the State Capitol, when compared to the infantine legislature and foolish Democratic leadership. “California needs less showmanship and more leadership,” said California Sen. John Moorlach , R-Costa Mesa, following Brown’s State of...

Capital Alert: Jerry Brown to deliver annual 'State of the State' address

January 25, 2017
WORTH REPEATING: “Instead of being defiant, I’d prefer #caleg offer an olive branch & sit at the table.” Republican Sen. John Moorlach of Costa Mesa in response to statements from Senate Democrats in the Legislature who have vowed to fight Donald Trump.

KCRA: 7 things to know about Brown's State of State address

January 24, 2017
“We’ve got to focus on our balance sheet because it’s one of the worst in the nation,” state Sen. John Moorlach, R-District 37, said. "And I didn’t see an enthusiasm to attack our balance sheet, to attack our debts, to make a better budget.”

Fox 40: California Lawmakers Confirm Attorney General

January 23, 2017
But Republican Sen. John Moorlach says he’s worried Becerra will jeopardize federal funding by attacking the Trump administration.

OC Register: Trump opponent Xavier Becerra confirmed as state attorney general

January 23, 2017
Some Republicans said they voted against him because of his promise to challenge federal policies. Republican Sen. John Moorlach of Costa Mesa says he’s worried Becerra will jeopardize federal funding for California by antagonizing the Trump administration.

LA Times: State Senate votes for final confirmation of Xavier Becerra as state attorney general

January 23, 2017
The state Senate on Monday voted 26-9 in favor of final confirmation of Rep. Xavier Becerra as California’s attorney general, putting on watch a veteran politician who has promised to block efforts by President Trump to roll back state policies on immigration, civil rights and the environment. Sen...