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Right-To-Work Bill Fails in Committee
April 20, 2017
A bill by Assemblyman Matthew Harper (R-Huntington Beach) and Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) to make California a Right-To-Work state was killed yesterday in the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee on a partisan vote. AB 1174 would have given workers the freedom to decide whether or not...
SB 1 Veto
April 17, 2017
Today, I am asking Governor Brown to veto Senate Bill 1 -- the largest transportation tax increase in California state history -- for a multitude of reasons as outlined in my floor speech against the bill.
CATO Institute Writes Letter of Support for SB 247
April 14, 2017
My 2017 Legislative Pension Package
April 12, 2017
California is heading toward a fiscal crisis. We’re facing the high cost of retiree medical healthcare, massive unfunded liabilities for public employee pension benefits, and a $1.6 billion budget deficit. Tax increases are not going to get us out of this hole. Only fiscal integrity can fix...
My Comments on The SB 1 Gas Tax Increase
April 7, 2017
My comments regarding the transportation and gastax increases proposed in Senate Bill 1
California State Controller Releases CAFR
March 29, 2017
The California State Controller's Office released the 2016 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) today. As we warned last year , the state is not directly accounting for all of its unfunded liabilities as the growing retiree medical debt of $76.7 billion is once again not included in the...
Senator Moorlach Discusses SB 32 Pension Reform on Charter Local Edition
January 31, 2017
Will California pass public pension reform?
Sacramento's Trump tantrum worsening state's fiscal health
January 29, 2017
Have you ever watched someone playing chess who realizes that they are a few moves away from being checkmated? But, instead of playing to the conclusion or tipping the king, the player totally disrupts the board and storms off in a tantrum?
Senator Moorlach's Primer for Governor Brown's 2017 State of the State
January 24, 2017
Evaluating California's condition requires checking vital signs and determining where our efforts are needed most. Below are 5 key metrics and resulting questions the Governor should address about the state of our state: While other states see increased economic activity on the horizon in 2017,...
Statement from Senator Moorlach on Governor's 2017 State of the State Address
January 24, 2017
Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) released the following statement today regarding Governor Jerry Brown’s 2017 State of the State address:
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