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CEQA Bill Labeled "Dangerous" for Proposing Transparency
April 22, 2016
This week, members of the Senate Environmental Quality Committee voted down Senate Bill 1248, presented by Senator Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa).
Mental Health Bill to Make Funds More Flexible Passes With Unanimous Vote
April 21, 2016
Today, the Senate passed legislation by Senator Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) – Senate Bill 1273 – with a 38-0 vote that gives county personnel greater flexibility over the use of Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) funds for outpatient crisis stabilization services.
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Majority Party Chooses Union Labor Over Innovation
April 20, 2016
Yesterday, the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee chose union labor over innovation, voting down Senate Bill 1141 .
Senator Moorlach's Statement on Public Employee Unions and Pensions
April 18, 2016
Today Senator Moorlach released the following statement regarding Public Employee Unions and Pensions: “I’ve always believed that in both the private and public sector, a reasonable retirement plan can and should be part of a total compensation package. “As an Accountant trained as Certified...
Bill Making Mental Health Funds More Flexible Clears Committee with Bipartisan Support
April 14, 2016
Yesterday, the Senate Health Committee approved legislation by Senator Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) – Senate Bill 1273 – that gives county personnel greater flexibility over the use of Mental Health Services Act funds for outpatient crisis stabilization services.
ICYMI: Serial ADA lawsuit filer striking Bay Area
April 13, 2016
"Here is a great example of why we need SB 1142, ADA Lawsuit Protection for Small Business Owners." -- Senator Moorlach
CA Transparency Act of 2016 to Be Heard in Committee Today
April 11, 2016
Today, SB 1251, the California Financial Transparency Act, will be heard in the Public Employee and Retirement (PERS) Committee. So far, the largest opposition has come from public employee unions, who have argued that providing the state’s key fiscal components and debt to voters would somehow be harmful to the process.
Public Employee Unions Vow to Kill the California Financial Transparency Act
April 7, 2016
California has over $250 billion in debt and unfunded liabilities, most of which is state public employee pension costs. That's why public employee unions are working to kill SB 1251 (Moorlach) , which establishes the California Financial Transparency Act and requires the state’s financial data to...
Senator Moorlach Comments on Passage of Minimum Wage Bill 3.31.16
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Sen. Moorlach Comments on Passage of Minimum Wage Bill
March 31, 2016
Today Senator Moorlach released the following statement regarding passage of SB 3 (Leno) raising the minimum wage:
CA Dept. of Finance Says... "$13 Minimum Wage Will Have Negative Impact on Economy & Budget"
March 30, 2016
What did Governor Brown's own Department of Finance say about a $13 minimum wage? "...impact on economy and budget likely to be negative " "...would lead to slower personal income growth" "...lead to slower employment growth" "... negative impact on taxes collected" Monday, Governor Brown announced...
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