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Sacramento Report: San Diego's Partisan Split on State Gas Tax Hike (Excerpt from Voice of San Diego)
May 22, 2018
California has a plan to fix its crumbling infrastructure.
Ramona Town Radio Chosen as "Small Business of the Year" for Anderson's Senate District 38
May 15, 2018
RAMONA — Every year, state legislators are given the opportunity to select and honor a small business from their district. This year, Ramona Town Radio was chosen to receive the prestigious award, and the station’s owner will fly to Sacramento to be honored at the Small Business Day celebration in...
Capitol Nurses to be Celebrated on Monday
May 4, 2018
State Capitol — State Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) will present Senate resolutions to the two nurses that serve the Capitol community, Jennifer Hatfield and Christine Varner, on Monday during floor session. In celebration of the National Nurses Week ( May 6 – May 12 ), Anderson authored Senate...
Senator Anderson Legislation Update
April 19, 2018
State Capitol — Two of California State Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine)’s bills were heard in committees on Tuesday. One of the bills aims to provide justice to people that were wrongfully incarcerated. The other bill creates the Wildfire Incident Penalty and Fine Fund to make money available for...
Attorney General Agrees to More Transparency on APPS Backlog Progress at Anderson's Behest
April 19, 2018
State Capitol — State Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) asked Attorney General Xavier Becerra to account for the lack of progress on reducing the backlog of people on the Armed Prohibited Persons System (APPS) during the Budget & Fiscal Review Sub Committee No. 5 hearing today. Anderson has...
Anderson Recognizes Nearly 200 Volunteers Sorting Donated Clothes for Young Military Families
April 18, 2018
Saturday, April 14th marked the 17th “Heroes Day” celebrated by Bridgepoint Education. On this year’s Heroes Day, employees and students from Bridgepoint Education and their academic institution, Ashford University, sorted donated clothes for the Support the Enlisted Project (STEP). STEP is a...
Anderson Urges County Supervisors to Join Lawsuit Against Sanctuary State Law
April 10, 2018
California State Senator Joel Anderson sent a letter to San Diego County Supervisor Dianne Jacob on Monday, urging her and her colleagues to join the Federal lawsuit against California’s so called “Sanctuary” policies, including Senate Bill (SB) 54. Anderson was known as the “ leading anti-...
Mobile Eye Clinic Provides Free Eye Exams and Glasses to Dozens of Community Members in Need
March 6, 2018
State Senator Joel Anderson worked with Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) and VSP Global’s Eyes of Hope mobile eye clinic last Thursday to provide a free vision screening and eyeglasses donated by VSP Global to low-income patients and people without insurance. The event was held at VIM’s San Diego...
Free Eye Exams and Glasses Available for Community Members in Need
February 14, 2018
EL CAJON- California State Senator Joel Anderson is partnering with Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) and the VSP Global Eyes of Hope mobile eye care clinic to provide access to eye exams and glasses on Thursday, Mar. 1, 2018 to qualified patients. This event will be hosted at VIM’s San Diego County...
Anderson Measure Will Remove Veil of Secrecy in Sexual Harassment Settlements
February 14, 2018
SACRAMENTO - State Senator Joel Anderson introduced Senate Concurrent Resolution (SCR) 102 yesterday. This resolution would prohibit the Senate or Assembly Rules Committees from negotiating or signing confidentiality agreements, including a severance agreement settling a claim for sexual harassment...
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