Senator Mike Morrell
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 11, 2014
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Democrats Kill Morrell Measure to Re-affirm Senate’s Commitment to Protecting Taxpayers
Measure would have recognized the 36th anniversary of Proposition 13
SACRAMENTO – Today, Democrats on the Senate Governance and Finance Committee blocked passage of Senate Resolution 41, by Senator Mike Morrell (R-Rancho Cucamonga), a measure that would have recognized the historic passage of Proposition 13 and its role in keeping property taxes low for homeowners.
“I’m disappointed that members of the majority party refused to affirm their commitment to protecting taxpayers,” said Morrell. “Proposition 13 has kept seniors in their homes and made it possible for millions of first-time buyers to purchase homes. Senate Resolution 41 would have recognized this fact and shown the people of California that this body is in strong support of the initiative more than three decades after voters approved it.” Continue reading