All posts tagged "politics"
Rep. Cook Praises Proposed Rule for Regulatory Relief for Non-Energy Solid Leasable Minerals
Yucaipa’s U.S. Congressman Paul Cook (R-8th District- Apple Valley) commended a proposed rule announced earlier this week by the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) to provide regulatory relief and efficiencies for non-energy solid leasable minerals, including soda...
- Posted September 3, 2019
Rep. Paul Cook Participates with Bipartisan Group to Handwash Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Americans owe a debt of gratitude – and respect – to all of our military veterans for their service. But Yucaipa’s Congressman Paul Cook, (R-8th District-Apple Valley) who is himself a veteran, took soap, rags, brooms and...
- Posted August 4, 2019
Sen. Morrell Voices Frustration in Labor Committee Passing AB 5 Regarding Independent Contractors
Republican Senator Mike Morrell (R-23rd District-Rancho Cucamonga) expressed his disappointment recently following the state Senate’s Labor, Public Employment and Retirement Committee passing Assembly Bill 5 which seeks to codify a workforce decision that was handed down by...
- Posted July 21, 2019
Yucaipa’s Rep. Cook Co-Sponsors Amendment to Repair Earthquake Damage at Military Bases
An amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act by Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-23rd District-Bakersfield) to repair any damages to military bases caused by Southern California’s recent earthquakes has been co-sponsored by Rep. Paul Cook (R-8th District-Apple...
- Posted July 17, 2019
Yucaipa Mayor Pro Tem David Avila to Chair Omnitrans Board of Directors
Yucaipa Mayor Pro Tem David Avila has been elected to chair the Omnitrans Board of Directors. He will be assisted by Montclair Mayor Javier “John” Dutrey who was elected to serve as vice chair. Omnitrans is the...
- Posted July 15, 2019
E-waste Reform Legislation to Protect National Security Introduced by Reps. Cook and Espaillat
New legislation to stop the flow of e-waste to China and other countries that regularly counterfeit electronics has been introduced by Rep. Paul Cook (R-8th District-Apple Valley) and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-13th District-New York). The national security...
- Posted July 13, 2019
Rep. Paul Cook: “The Purple Heart is … not a collector’s item,” Reintroduces Legislation
Rep. Paul Cook (R-8th District-Apple Valley) has reintroduced HR 2911, the Private Corrado Piccoli Purple Heart Preservation Act, intended to prohibit the sale of any Purple Heart medal presented by the government to a wounded servicemember or...
- Posted June 26, 2019
Sen. Morrell Expresses Frustration Following Legislator’s Passing of Main 2019-20 State Budget Bill
Senator Mike Morrell (R-23rd District- Rancho Cucamonga) was direct and straight-forward in expressing his frustration recently when his fellow legislators passed the main portion of the 2019-20 state budget bill (AB 74). “Have you had enough,” asked...
- Posted June 24, 2019
Sen. Morrell Partners with CA Highway Patrol for “Age Well-Drive Smart” Classes for Seniors
State Senator Mike Morrell (R- 23rd District-Rancho Cucamonga) has partnered with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) to make a safe driving and a refresher course on the subject available for seniors within the 23rd District. This free,...
- Posted June 3, 2019
Legislation by Sen. Morrell Providing Financial Relief to Disabled Veterans Passed by State Senate
New financial relief for disabled veterans moved one step closer this week when two bills authored by State Senator Mike Morrell (R-23rd District-Rancho Cucamonga) unanimously passed the State Senate. They will next be considered by the state’s...
- Posted May 26, 2019