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Mike Morrell

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  • California Senate approves school vaccine bill

    State senators passed a bill Thursday aimed at increasing California's school immunization rates after a measles outbreak at Disneyland last year. The bill was approved on a 25-10 vote after a series of emotional hearings this year at which opponents...
  • Billionaire activist Tom Steyer testifies for sweeping climate bill

    Billionaire activist Tom Steyer testifies for sweeping climate bill
    A far-ranging climate change measure cleared its first legislative hurdle Tuesday, as billionaire environmental benefactor Tom Steyer appeared at the Capitol to trumpet the bill's economic benefits. The measure, by Sens. Kevin De Leon (D-Los Angeles)...
  • State officials react to UCI flag controversy with constitutional amendment

    State lawmakers Monday announced plans to introduce an amendment to California's constitution that would bar state-funded colleges and universities from banning the American flag on school property. The announcement comes two days after a five-member...
  • Taxpayer activists criticize California's purchase of new cars

    The state purchased $540,000 worth of new Ford Fusion Hybrids and other cars for legislators over the last 18 months, prompting criticism from taxpayer activists who call the vehicles unnecessary political perks given at a time when many Californians...
  • Insurance plan for farmworkers falls short of Obamacare rules

    Insurance plan for farmworkers falls short of Obamacare rules
    Two landmark liberal healthcare achievements are on a collision course in California, and the result could be higher costs for taxpayers. Years ago, legendary activist Cesar Chavez helped create the first health insurance plan for farmworkers who toiled...
  • California GOP senators introduce ethics bill after lawmaker arrests

    California GOP senators introduce ethics bill after lawmaker arrests
    With Democratic senators watering down a key ethics bill, Republican lawmakers on Wednesday proposed their own package of changes in response to criminal charges filed against three California senators. The Republican measure would double the sentence...
  • Assemblyman Morrell plans run for senate seat

    Assemblyman Morrell plans run for senate seat
    SACRAMENTO -- Assemblyman Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) on Monday became the first to announce a candidacy for the Senate seat from which Bill Emmerson is resigning effective Dec. 1. Emmerson, a Republican from Redlands, abruptly announced Friday...
  • Special election for state Senate seat set for March 25

    Special election for state Senate seat set for March 25
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday called a special election for March 25 to fill a vacancy in the state Senate created when Republican Sen. Bill Emmerson of Redlands abruptly resigned effective Dec. 1. If no candidate receives a majority vote...
  • Assemblyman Morrell wins election for Senate seat

    Assemblyman Morrell wins election for Senate seat
    SACRAMENTO – State Assemblyman Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga) won a special election Tuesday to fill a vacant seat in the state Senate, receiving 62.6% of the vote against four other candidates and therefore avoiding a runoff in June. With...
  • Cal Senate OKs bill that would reduce deportations for minor crimes

    Cal Senate OKs bill that would reduce deportations for minor crimes
    SACRAMENTO — The state Senate on Thursday approved a bill that would reduce the maximum possible misdemeanor sentence from one year to 364 days,  to reduce deportations of legal residents for minor crimes. The bill addresses concern that federal...
  • Inland Empire voters go to polls for state Senate special election

    Voters go to the polls Tuesday in a special election to fill a vacant seat in the state Senate  representing an Inland Empire district. Five candidates are competing in Tuesday’s 23rd District primary contest to fill the seat vacated by the abrupt...