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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...
Bill Addressing Strategies to Reduce Child Poverty in California Signed by Governor
October 3, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown has signed Assembly Bill 1520 by Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood) and co-authored by Senator Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon), the “Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Act.” According to End Child Poverty in California , 1 in 5 children in California are...
San Diegans Urge State Senators to Stand Up Against Human Rights Abuses in China
September 13, 2017
This morning, San Diegans including local Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) practitioners got together outside of the County Building to rally in support of Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 10, a human rights resolution introduced by California State Senator Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon) that...
Reminder: You're Invited to Our 8th Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
September 8, 2017
Dear Friends, I wanted to reach out to remind you that my Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony is approaching. This event is a great chance to come together as a community in remembrance of those who lost their lives during the tragic attacks that took place on September 11, 2001. The executive...
Protesters at Chinese Consulate in San Francisco Urge Support of SJR 10
September 8, 2017
Today, over one hundred gathered at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco to condemn the Chinese government’s interference with California Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 10 authored by Senator Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon). Last Friday, the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in San...
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