Skip to main content
Submit Your Bill Ideas
2016 Legislative Achievements
California Heroes 2016
California Heroes 2015
Anderson 360 News Update
In The News
How Can I Help?
E-mail the Senator
Request a State Flag
Request a Capitol Tour
Recognize an Outstanding Citizen
Subscribe to the Mailing List
Family-Friendly Summer Events
Learn about our Casework Program
Learn about Scholarships and Grants
Register to Vote
Business Incentives, Grants, Loans and Tax Credits
State Career Opportunities
Become an Intern
Brown Vetoes Tax Return Measure After Receiving Anderson Request
October 18, 2017
Governor Brown has vetoed SB 149 which was introduced by Senator Mike McGuire to require presidential candidates in California to provide their income tax returns for the past five taxable years with the California Secretary of State’s Office. In his letter to Govern Brown last month urging a veto...
Anderson's Legislative Priorities Signed by Governor Brown
October 16, 2017
October 15 was the last day for the Governor to sign into law any bills on his desk, and several of Anderson’s legislative priorities received the Governor’s signature. All of the legislative items listed below have been signed by Governor Brown to become law. Keeping our public safe: AB 413 – This...
Anderson's Bill to Provide Transitional Services to Wrongfully Incarcerated Signed by Governor
October 12, 2017
Senator Joel Anderson’s (R-El Cajon) Senate Bill (SB) 336 was signed by Governor Brown today. This new legislation will ensure that wrongfully convicted individuals are eligible for transitional services by the California Department of Corrections upon being released. These services include...
Governor Signs Anderson Bill to Ensure California Keeps Promise to Veterans
October 5, 2017
Senator Joel Anderson’s (R-El Cajon) Senate Bill (SB) 156 was signed by Governor Brown today. This new legislation will require the California Department of Veterans Affairs and the California National Guard to assist returning veterans and current members of the Guard in filing the necessary forms...
Bill Addressing Strategies to Reduce Child Poverty in California Signed by Governor
October 3, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown has signed Assembly Bill 1520 by Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood) and co-authored by Senator Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon), the “Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Act.” According to End Child Poverty in California , 1 in 5 children in California are...
San Diegans Urge State Senators to Stand Up Against Human Rights Abuses in China
September 13, 2017
This morning, San Diegans including local Falun Dafa (also known as Falun Gong) practitioners got together outside of the County Building to rally in support of Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 10, a human rights resolution introduced by California State Senator Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon) that...
Reminder: You're Invited to Our 8th Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony
September 8, 2017
Dear Friends, I wanted to reach out to remind you that my Eighth Annual 9/11 Memorial Ceremony is approaching. This event is a great chance to come together as a community in remembrance of those who lost their lives during the tragic attacks that took place on September 11, 2001. The executive...
Protesters at Chinese Consulate in San Francisco Urge Support of SJR 10
September 8, 2017
Today, over one hundred gathered at the Chinese Consulate in San Francisco to condemn the Chinese government’s interference with California Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 10 authored by Senator Joel Anderson (R-El Cajon). Last Friday, the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in San...
Chinese Government Interference Shelves Human Rights Resolution
September 7, 2017
American Spectator story describes how Senate Pro-Tem De Leon pulled SJR 10 from Senate Floor after communist government weighed in Sacramento – A story published in The American Spectator today explores how Senate Pro Tem De Leon killed Anderson’s SJR 10 by shelving it at the Senate Rules...
Peaceful Protest Condemning the Chinese Government's Interference with Human Rights Resolution
September 7, 2017
California State Senator Joel Anderson will speak at a peaceful protest organized by Falun Dafa practitioners in northern California outside the San Francisco Chinese Consulate on Friday at 11am. The protest will be focused on condemning the interference by a foreign power, the Chinese government,...
Get on the Mailing List