Archived Releases

March 10, 2016
State Capitol – Sources say that the Senate Leadership will offer today during floor session a concurrent resolution calling the State Assembly to join the Senate in its self-imposed fundraising blackout period pursuant to SR 44 (DeLeon/Steinberg) of 2014. Included in the resolution is a poison...
January 7, 2016
Senator Joel Anderson today sought a veto-override vote on SB 333 – the Date Rape Drug bill - during the State Senate’s floor session but the motion failed to receive the two-thirds vote required. SB 333 was introduced by Senator Galgiani (D-Stockton), and principal coauthors: Senators Anderson and...
January 7, 2016
State Capitol – After Governor Brown released his budget proposal for 2016-2017, Senator Anderson said the following: “At first glance, this budget does not keep our promise to the developmentally disabled community and I will continue to fight for their full services and funding to be put back in...
January 7, 2016
SANTEE, CA – January 2016 is Santee Health Awareness Month, sponsored by the California Health Network (CHN) and California State Senator Joel Anderson. Many local businesses are offering free services during the month of January to promote health and wellness. “Health and fitness is very important...
January 4, 2016
Greater San Diego, CA – “Cash for College” workshops in San Diego County are coordinated by the San Diego California Student Opportunity & Access Program are held in January and February every year to help students prepare before the March 2nd Cal Grant deadline. Senator Anderson will be...
December 18, 2015
The Vietnam Veterans of America, California State Council (VVA-CSC) has named Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) and Assemblyman Devon Mathis (R-Visalia) as their Legislators of the Year for 2015. The VVA-CSC Legislator of the Year award is bestowed upon legislators who have supported California’s...
December 2, 2015
The California State Commanders Veterans Council (CSCVC) is honored to announce that Senator Joel Anderson (R-San Diego) and Assemblyman Rocky Chávez (R-Oceanside) have been selected as recipients of the Council’s 2015 Legislator of the Year Awards. The CSCVC Legislator of the Year Award is given...
November 25, 2015
California Sen. Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) has announced that his annual Legislative Open House will be held from 6 to 8 P.M. on Thursday, Dec. 10, at Toyota of El Cajon, 965 Arnele Ave., El Cajon. The free event is an opportunity for Anderson and his staff to meet with constituents and hear ideas on...
November 20, 2015
I have sent a letter to Governor Brown asking for a description of the specific steps his administration is taking to ensure that Californians are safe and that the vetting process for those who come to our state has been completed properly.
October 30, 2015
Upon receiving replies from California’s public pension systems, Anderson stated, “I am happy to report that both CalPERS and CalSTRS confirmed that no changes to the current ban and investment strategy put in place by AB 221 is contemplated or justified in light of recent events. California will...

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