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Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn: Profligate Waste Negates Justification for Transportation Tax Hike

May 22, 2016
Senator John Moorlach, the only CPA currently serving in the California legislature, reacted saying that “This audit reinforces the fact that our bad roads are not a result of a lack of funding. They’re a result of a lack of competence at Caltrans.” Moreover, a report by the Legislative Analyst...

Fox & Hounds Daily: Analyzing the Governor's Coming May Budget Revision

May 13, 2016
"California has a $170 billion 'net' financial position deficit, with an increase of $54 billion since last year, the largest net deficit of all 50 states."

Orange County Breeze: California Governor releases May budget revision

May 13, 2016
Senator John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) released the following statement today in response to California Governor Jerry Brown’s 2016-17 budget proposal: “I appreciate the Governor’s call for fiscal prudence in his May Revision of the 2016-2017 budget; however, this fiscal restraint does little to...

KCRA News: Stock Market Slump Causes California to face $1 billion shortfall

May 12, 2016
But Sen. John Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, a former certified public accountant, said that higher taxes are not the answer. He added, " We cannot be the band on the deck of the Titanic. We've got to start addressing tomorrow today."

Record Bee: How is knowing state debt totals bad for California voters?

May 9, 2016
That comes through loud and clear in their opposition to state Sen. John Moorlach’s Senate Bill 1251, the California Financial Transparency Act. It failed to clear its first committee last week — two Republicans voting for it and three Democrats against in the Senate Public Employment and...

Daily Democrat: Time for state to curb ADA lawsuit abuse

April 30, 2016
The Americans with Disabilities Act, adopted in 1990, was intended to prohibit discrimination against those with physical or mental impairments and improve access for the disabled to public accommodations. Too often, however, it has been used to shake down businesses for minor violations — a sign...

Senator Moorlach Discusses ADA Reform with Armstrong & Getty Show

April 29, 2016
Senator Moorlach Discusses joins Armstrong & Getty Show to discuss SB 1141- ADA Reform: “Right to Cure.”

Balita News: May is 'California Lupus Awareness Month'

April 29, 2016
Senator Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) yesterday presented Senate Resolution 65, which designates May as “California Lupus Awareness Month.” Senate Resolution 65 passed with a 36-0 vote, receiving overwhelming, bipartisan support. The measure seeks to bring greater awareness, understanding and insight to...

OC Register: In the dark on debt

April 27, 2016
That comes through loud and clear in their opposition to state Sen. John Moorlach’s Senate Bill 1251, the California Financial Transparency Act. It failed to clear its first committee earlier this month – two Republicans voting for it and three Democrats against in the Senate Public Employment and...

Norcal Record: Gender bias bill is a 'gotcha' law for retail industry, opponent says

April 25, 2016
The bill was introduced by Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) and co-authored by assembly member Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) under the guise of fair retail pricing for female products. All five supporting votes in the Senate Judiciary were from Democrats and the lone dissenting vote was from Sen. John...

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