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OC Politics Blog: Senator Moorlach responds to the CA Governor's 2017-18 budget proposal

January 10, 2017
Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) released the following statement today regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2017-18 state budget proposal:

The Hill: California faces budget gap amid uncertainty over Obamacare

January 10, 2017
"If ObamaCare blows up, we're going to have real trouble," said state Sen. John Moorlach (R), who represents Orange County. "Maybe the play is, let's try to unwind this in a humane way."

CA Political Review: Senator Moorlach Cautions Majority Party on the Costs of the Holder Hire

January 5, 2017
Senator John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, provided the following statement 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.

Marin Independent Journal: At least one lawmaker is talking about 'pension tax'

January 4, 2017
Credit Orange County lawmaker John Moorlach for shining a bright spotlight on a surprise tax increase that starting in April will be on car owners’ registration bills.

The Mercury News: Jerry Brown's pension reforms have done little to rein in costs

January 4, 2017
Sen. John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa), who serves on the Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee, said it was disappointing that Brown didn’t get all his reforms. “Maybe you’re never going to get perfect,” Moorlach said, “so you settle for good.”

OC Breeze: California State Senator John Moorlach asserts Democrats jeopardize federal funding

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.

Fresno Bee: Valley GOP legislators decry Dems' hiring of Holder to battle Trump

January 4, 2017
“If the majority party continues to poke President-elect Trump with a short stick, then they better be prepared with a Plan B,” said state Sen. John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa. “We cannot and must not jeopardize federal funding to our state, counties and cities. They cannot afford it, especially with...

Sac Bee: Democrats lawyer up as they prepare to confront Trump

January 4, 2017
“If the majority party continues to poke President-elect Trump with a short stick, then they better be prepared with a Plan B,” Sen. John Moorlach, a Costa Mesa Republican, said in a statement. “And, as far as I can tell, there is no alternative plan should these combative moves not be received...

KFI: Sen. John Moorlach on CHP pensions

January 3, 2017
Republican State Senator John Moorlach introduced a bill that would implement measures to cut pension costs.

Bloomberg Business: California Drivers Pay for Underfunded State Patrol Pension

December 21, 2016
Californians in April will start paying more to register their cars -- not to help maintain roads, but to keep the pension checks rolling for the motorcycle cops who policed them.

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