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Anderson Praised as a Champion for Manufacturing
November 16, 2017
State Senator Joel Anderson is one of the 44 “Champions of Manufacturing” according to CMTA’s recent Manufacturing Vote Record report on all 120 state legislators. The association’s mission is to work “with state government to develop balanced laws, effective regulations and sound public policies...
Advocate for Local Businesses & Jobs Gives Anderson Perfect Score
November 7, 2017
State Senator Joel Anderson scored a perfect “16-0” in accordance with the California Chamber of Commerce (CalChamber) on its 2017 Vote Record that was released last Friday. Senator Anderson was one of 10 that received the perfect score out of the 40 Senate members evaluated. Representing more than...
Chinese Communist Party's Human Rights Abuses Focus of Local Lectures by Nobel Peace Prize Nominees
November 3, 2017
On Wednesday and Thursday, California State Senator Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon) was joined by internationally recognized experts to give lectures at San Diego State University and University of California, San Diego, respectively, on China’s human organ trafficking. The panelists included: Joel...
Taxpayer Champion Gives Anderson Perfect Score
November 1, 2017
State Senator Joel Anderson received the “coveted and difficult to get” perfect score from the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) on their 2017 Legislative Report Card . Anderson was one of only ten members of the 120-member state legislature to receive the 100-percent rating. Jon Coupal,...
Nobel Peace Prize Nominees, Senator Anderson, and Human Rights Advocate to Address Human Rights Abuses by Chinese Government
October 30, 2017
California State Senator Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon), Canada’s former Secretary of State and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee David Kilgour , International Human Rights Lawyer and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee David Matas , and human rights advocate Dr. Shizhong Chen will give two lectures to educate the...
KUSI: Senator Anderson on the 2017 Legislative Session
October 23, 2017
Two bills proposed by California Senator Joel Anderson have recently been signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, including one that assists returning veterans and current members of the National Guard to become citizens. Sen. Anderson discusses the bills, California becoming a sanctuary state, and shares other issues facing the California legislature.
Brown Vetoes Tax Return Measure After Receiving Anderson Request
October 18, 2017
Governor Brown has vetoed SB 149 which was introduced by Senator Mike McGuire to require presidential candidates in California to provide their income tax returns for the past five taxable years with the California Secretary of State’s Office. In his letter to Govern Brown last month urging a veto...
Anderson's Legislative Priorities Signed by Governor Brown
October 16, 2017
October 15 was the last day for the Governor to sign into law any bills on his desk, and several of Anderson’s legislative priorities received the Governor’s signature. All of the legislative items listed below have been signed by Governor Brown to become law. Keeping our public safe: AB 413 – This...
Anderson's Bill to Provide Transitional Services to Wrongfully Incarcerated Signed by Governor
October 12, 2017
Senator Joel Anderson’s (R-El Cajon) Senate Bill (SB) 336 was signed by Governor Brown today. This new legislation will ensure that wrongfully convicted individuals are eligible for transitional services by the California Department of Corrections upon being released. These services include...
Governor Signs Anderson Bill to Ensure California Keeps Promise to Veterans
October 5, 2017
Senator Joel Anderson’s (R-El Cajon) Senate Bill (SB) 156 was signed by Governor Brown today. This new legislation will require the California Department of Veterans Affairs and the California National Guard to assist returning veterans and current members of the Guard in filing the necessary forms...
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