Archived Releases

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 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.
July 1, 2016
I thought it may be helpful to you and your families to receive this list of events celebrating America that are happening in our community this weekend.
May 27, 2016
Here are some of the events that are happening this Memorial Day weekend that our office has compiled for your convenience. I hope this information is beneficial to you.
May 16, 2016
State Senator Joel Anderson sent a letter to Governor Brown imploring him not grant this vicious killer parole. Anderson stated, “It is deeply troubling that Van Houten, an individual who is capable of such evil and whose very existence was deemed such a threat to our community that she was sentenced to death, could be paroled. That this brutal killer is even being considered for release is why many Californians support the death penalty in the first place.”
April 21, 2016
State Senator Joel Anderson (R-Alpine) and the ACLU of San Diego and Imperial Counties joined several panelists today at Thomas Jefferson School of Law’s Center for Criminal Law and Policy to discuss current law allowing the government to permanently take people’s private property (called “civil...
April 21, 2016
Lakeside Chamber of Commerce Presents the Annual Western Days Parade
April 21, 2016
SANTEE, CA – Senator Joel Anderson invites parents on Tuesday, April 26 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm to attend an important free presentation on online safety by Facebook. The event is hosted by Grossmont Union High School District and takes place at West Hills High School in Santee. This presentation...
April 4, 2016
Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 3 into law this morning, increasing California's minimum wage to $15 by 2022. I went on KUSI last week to explain why I don't support the minimum wage hike and what the legislature needs to do to ensure the economic prosperity of all Californians. Increasing minimum...