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Gov. Brown should sign bill to fix laws on asset forfeiture
September 22, 2016
We urge Gov. Brown to sign SB 443 to bring California one step closer to re-establishing the most basic tenets of constitutional law and repairing the frayed relationships between our communities and our men and women in uniform.
Volunteers in Medicine Celebrates Turning 10 / East County Gazette
September 15, 2016
On Friday, Sept. 9 , Volunteers In Medicine (VIM) San Diego celebrated their 10th year of service to the community at the Mission Trail Interpretive Center with food and a silent auction to benefit the organization. Volunteers In Medicine provides comprehensive medical care to hundreds of the...
Crunch Lakeside recognized for free boot camp / East County Gazette
September 8, 2016
Those that live in Lakeside have a new way of living a healthier life. Construction of a community gym, Crunch Fitness, in Lakeside is almost complete.
The cars and bikes that have stood the test of time / East County Gazette
September 1, 2016
From the mid-20th century music that reverberates throughout the event to the countless numbers of preserved classic cars that line the streets, as well as the low rumble of dozens of Harley Davidson motorcycles that drive through the area, the La Mesa Back to the 50s Car and Bike Show provides a rare glimpse into an era of history when these vehicles were common around the city.
Education has no age / East County Gazette
August 25, 2016
At 80 years old, Barbara Sue Adkins was Cuyamaca College’s oldest graduate from Class of 2016. She credits her son, Jesse for pushing her to finally fulfil her life-long ambition to go to college and study something that is close to her heart, Child Development with an emphasis in Preschool Education.
Anderson Amendments Will Ensure Equal and Open Access
August 22, 2016
Senator Joel Anderson announced today he will introduce amendments to Assembly Bill 884 that ensure Californians receive equal and open access to their government.
You will eat what they sow / La Mesa Courier
August 22, 2016
Trish Watlington’s commitment to purity of process nourishes her work at the Red Door Family Garden in the back of her home in La Mesa. Watlington, with the help of Scott Medina-Brzezinski, has produced 6,000 to 7,000 pounds of vegetables per year in the Red Door Family Garden.
East County pain relief receives recognition for Santee Health Awareness Month / East County Gazette
August 22, 2016
Published in the East County Gazette East County Pain Relief was recently recognized by Senator Joel Anderson for their commitment to the health of Santee residents. For the month of January, East County Pain Relief has paired up with the California Health Network, as well as other local health and...
Covered California Consumer's Privacy Measure Signed into Law
August 19, 2016
Senator Joel Anderson’s Senate Bill (SB) 514 was signed into law by Governor Brown today. This bill allows applicants to indicate whether or not they want assistance in completing the Covered California application, and prohibits the applicant’s personal information from being shared with private...
Anderson Holds Community Coffee in Santee/ East County Gazette
August 18, 2016
Published at East County Gazette Last Thursday, Aug. 11, Senator Joel Anderson put on another successful Community Coffee event held at Santee City Hall. Constituents enjoyed coffee, donuts, and cake, in addition to a Q&A with Anderson. Over 120 constituents eagerly waited to have their...
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The Libertarian Republic: CA State Sen. Joel Anderson On the Sanctuary State Bill: "Shields Felons in Our Jails"
Right now, in the state of California, a bill is circling the halls of Sacramento which aims to turn the entire state into a border to border...
Voice of San Diego: Sacramento Report: Anderson Becomes a Leading Anti-Sanctuary Voice
Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher gets some surprise pushback to a seemingly uncontroversial bill, the toll of public pensions, California...
Sen. Joel Anderson's petition to stop California from becoming a sanctuary state
Our state leaders want California to become a sanctuary state, and we cannot allow that to happen! Sacramento listens to and protects illegal...
CW6: Interview with Jim Patton on CW6 regarding politics in 2017
State Senator Joel Anderson joins Jim Patton on CW6 to share his optimism about politics in 2017.