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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...
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...
August 12, 2016
In this Issue: Homes for Our Troops: Jorge A. Ortiz | 2016 Small Business of the Year: Crystal Gardens Florist | Chinese Religious Prisoner Reunited with Family
August 11, 2016
The Resource Conservation District (RCD) of Greater San Diego County recently hosted an open house at their Lakeside office.
August 4, 2016
Volunteers with the American Diabetes Association were recently recognized with certificates by State Senator Joel Anderson for putting on Camp Wana Kura, a four-day summer program for kids ages five to 12.
July 25, 2016
Leslie Van Houten is a convicted killer and the youngest Manson family member who was originally sentenced to death for her atrocious crimes, including stabbing her victim 16 times and showing no remorse for her actions. Van Houten was found suitable for parole by the California Board of Parole, but was denied by Governor Brown because she still is an extreme danger to society.
July 22, 2016
SB 1087 was authored by Senator Joel Anderson to eliminate the need for the custodian of records to appear in court and testify in criminal cases where business records were obtained via search warrant.
July 14, 2016
Published in the East County Herald Hinsseenee Regassa is the youngest graduate for the Grossmont College Class of 2016 at the age of 17. Education and soccer have been Regassa’s two priorities. When Regassa’s grades were dropping in high school, she took the alternative path to overcome the...
July 14, 2016
Law enforcement officers are sworn in to protect the public, 24/7 and at all costs, but they don’t do it alone. In fact, they get assistance from members within the community; average people who share the desire to help others. The Safety Officers Appreciation Dinner was held at Trinity...
July 1, 2016
Upon hearing concerns from his Alpine constituents regarding electromagnetic field (EMF) level measurements that had been recently taken in the community and the potential impact those EMF levels could have on public health, Senator Joel Anderson requested the assistance of both the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to address the community’s concerns.