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October 19, 2018
Dear Friends, With the end of the 2017-2018 legislative session, my last representing the good people of the 38th District as your Senator, I wanted to thank you for the privilege of representing you in the legislature. It has been an honor to work on your behalf and help make government work for...
October 19, 2018
Dear Friends, With the end of the 2017-2018 legislative session, my last representing the good people of the 38th District as your Senator, I wanted to thank you for the privilege of representing you in the legislature. It has been an honor to work on your behalf and help make government work for...
October 19, 2018
This article was originally published in the East County Gazette on October 18, 2018.
October 18, 2018
Poet Robert Frost exclaimed, "Nothing gold can stay" and that is how I and likely many of the almost one million constituents of California State Senator Joel Anderson feel as his term concludes at the end of November this year, if they have been staying abreast of what they're Senator has been accomplishing.
October 10, 2018
Eight representatives from State Sen. Joel Anderson’s El Cajon district office hosted an unclaimed property search event at Ramona Senior Center recently. The team handled 30 cases and found approximately $70,000 that would be returned to its rightful owners.
October 5, 2018
Governor Brown vetoed Senate Bill 1424 on Thursday which would have required the Attorney General establish an advisory group whose purpose would have been to create a plan to deal with false information on social media. Anderson sent a veto request letter to Brown on Friday, Sept. 14 and asserted...
October 3, 2018
Governor Brown vetoed the following bills after Senator Joel Anderson sent letters requesting his veto: SB 320 requires each public university student health center, as defined, to offer abortion by medication techniques. Anderson’s statement from his letter : The bill“… represents not only a...
October 2, 2018
Governor Brown has signed SB 1437, AB 237, SB 215, and AB 1065 which are bills authored by Democrats that State Senator Joel Anderson signed onto as a joint author or coauthor. SB 1437 (Felony Murder Rule Fix) – Anderson joint authored Senator Nancy Skinner’s (D-Berkeley) bill to fix the "felony...
October 2, 2018
Dear Friends, Last month, I was on KUSI News in San Diego to discuss the ongoing problems at the DMV, and I wanted to make sure you saw it as I know this issue is important to you too. Click the image to be directed to watch the interview or go here, https://anderson.cssrc.us/content/kusi-interview...
October 1, 2018
Governor Brown has vetoed two bills, AB 2134 and AB 2888, which Senator Joel Anderson sent letters to Brown asking him to veto. Anderson argued in his letter to Brown regarding AB 2134 that the bill “serves only to harm the disabled and the elderly by putting the costs of caregiving beyond reach.”...
September 27, 2018
On Sunday, Sept. 22, State Senator Joel Anderson presented members of the United Veterans Council of San Diego, the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park, and the Marine Corps League with Senate certificates of recognition for their commitment to the wellbeing of San Diego veterans. These organizations...