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  • Assemblyman Marc Steinorth hosting pet adoptions at Redlands, Rancho and Devore shelters

    By Liset Marquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin and Sandra Emerson, Redlands Daily Facts Assemblyman Marc Steinorth, R-Rancho Cucamonga, has introduced legislation that would reduce a tax for people who adopt pets from nonprofit animal shelters. To bring awareness to his bill and the plight of shelters statewide, Steinorth is holding the #Steinorth100 free pet adoption […]

  • Defeat effort to weaken Prop. 13

    Story By Marc Steinorth | The Press Enterprise It was not that long ago when California was in the midst of the worst recession since the Great Depression. Our state lost 1.4 million jobs, more than one in 10 residents statewide were without a job, and, here in Riverside, our unemployment rate jumped to more […]

  • Create economic growth, not new taxes

    Story By Marc Steinorth | The San Bernardino Sun With higher than anticipated revenues, the state legislature passed the largest budget in state history. Yet there remain critical funding needs, such as transportation infrastructure and our backlogged courts. This means we need to better prioritize our budget, not raise taxes to generate more revenue. Instead […]

  • Sporting goods drive to help San Bernardino Schools

    Story By James Gan, Staff Writer | The Press Enterprise Inland Assemblyman Marc Steinorth, R-Rancho Cucamonga, has launched a drive to provide sporting goods for San Bernardino City Unified School District’s athletic programs. The drive, titled “Stuff the Bus – Sports Edition,” will collect bats, balls, gloves and other sports gear for children to use. […]

  • Expanding early education through public-private partnership

    Story By Marc Steinorth and Karen Scott | The San Bernardino Sun The scramble is on to find alternative revenue sources to better fund early education and preschool programs throughout the state. Tobacco tax revenues provide a significant source of funding for early education services; however, these revenues are declining every year as smoking declines. […]

  • Relay For Life ‘wonderful!’

    Story by Charles Roberts | Highland Community News It was wonderful!” said Highland Relay For Life Chair Cindy Larson following the Saturday, May 16, event at Immanuel Baptist Church. Sometimes gloomy skies did not put a damper on the celebration of those who observed another birthday with cancer, as well as remembrance of those who […]

  • Bipartisan Election Efficiency Measure Passes Assembly Elections Committee

    Story by Highland Community News Sacramento, CA – The Assembly Elections Committee passed AB 363, authored by Assemblyman Marc Steinorth (R-Rancho Cucamonga) with unanimous bipartisan support. The measure, sponsored by San Bernardino County, allows counties to begin retrieving ballots from polling places before the polls have closed. Under current law, counties need to wait until […]

  • Steinorth bill mandating economic review clears Assembly

    Story By Jeff Horseman | The Press Enterprise An Inland assemblyman got his colleagues to pass a bill requiring new state regulations with a major economic effect to come before the Legislature for further review. The bill sponsored by Assemblyman Marc Steinorth, R-Rancho Cucamonga, passed the Assembly 77-0 on April 30. It now goes to […]

  • Assemblyman Marc Steinorth Passes Bipartisan Measure to Improve Disability Access Statewide

    Sacramento, CA – Today Assemblyman Marc Steinorth (R-Rancho Cucamonga) passed AB 1342 with bipartisan support from the Assembly Judiciary Committee. AB 1342 provides additional resources and tools to the California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA) to help businesses comply with the American Disabilities Act (ADA). CCDA acts as a liaison to create a balance between […]

  • Lawmaker boosts pet adoptions at Rancho Cucamonga shelter

    Story By Ryan Hagen | San Bernardino Sun RANCHO CUCAMONGA — The animal shelter saw double its normal adoptions on Friday and Saturday as Assemblyman Marc Steinorth paid the full cost of any adoption. That brought 23 dogs and cats to a permanent home, some after nearly a year in the shelter, and hopefully will […]

  • RHS mock trial honored as state champions

    Story By Hector Hernandez Jr. | Highland Community News The Redlands Unified School District held a special reception on Tuesday, April 14, inviting parents, district educators and regional dignitaries to recognize the Redlands High School mock trial team and celebrate their state championship. The team of 14, under head coach Donna St. George, will now […]

  • Assemblyman Marc Steinorth Passes Bipartisan Regulatory Reform Measure with Unanimous Support

    Story by Highland Community News Sacramento, CA –Today (April 15) Assemblyman Marc Steinorth (R-Rancho Cucamonga) passed AB 797 with unanimous bipartisan support from the Assembly Accountability and Administrative Review Committee. AB 797 requires all newly proposed major regulation (an economic impact of more than $50 million) to be flagged and sent to the Legislature to […]

  • Officials get earful on water needs of Inland Empire

    Story By Ryan Carter | San Bernardino Sun/Redlands Daily Facts They can’t take a vote and make it rain, but as they began their spring session last week, Inland Empire legislators were listening to a chorus of local water leaders in their districts, who say they need tools and money to enforce unprecedented water restrictions, […]

  • Assemblyman Marc Steinorth Passes Two Bills Strengthening Consumer Protection and Increasing Transparency

    Sacramento, CA – Today Assemblyman Marc Steinorth (R-Rancho Cucamonga) passed two bills related to consumer protection and transparency out of the Assembly Business and Professions Committee and Assembly Health Committee, respectively. AB 1253, sponsored by the State Board of Optometry, provides minimum requirements for retired optometrists to provide free services at events such as public […]

  • County Farm Bureau thanks Steinorth for votes on drought bills

    Story By Highland Community News The San Bernardino County Farm Bureau board of directors has commended Assembly Member Marc Steinorth for supporting AB 91 to provide more than $1 billion to provide temporary relief from the current drought emergency and opposing part of the package of emergency drought legislation considered by the state Legislature last […]

  • Let local governments set safety zones for children

    Story By Connie M. Leyva and Marc Steinorth | The San Bernardino Sun California’s sex offender laws are blanket policies that may not properly capture all of the nuances needed in various communities. While the state has laws that restrict where sex offenders can live, it is clear that communities know best where local children […]

  • Relieving our overcrowded animal shelters

    Story By Marc Steinorth | The San Bernardino Sun Californians love their pets and rightfully so. The companionship an owner receives from their pet builds a strong emotional bond for life as a dog or cat is often considered a member of the family. Unfortunately not every pet can find a good home and realize […]

  • Two years and counting for Norton Museum

    Story By Hector Hernandez Jr. | Highland Community News The Norton Air Force Base Museum observed its second year anniversary with a celebration complete with car show, live musical entertainment and distinguished guest speakers, March 21. The celebration was a time of reflection for those who remember Norton when it was an active Air Force […]

  • Commonsense Prop. 47 fixes to protect public safety

    Story By Marc Steinorth | The San Bernardino Sun Public safety laws are one of the most important responsibilities our state’s leaders have because a society is judged by how it dispenses justice and protects the safety of its citizens. Crafting criminal justice laws is a rigorous process that must pay close attention to detail. […]

  • Assemblyman Marc Steinorth Honors Pamela Langford as Woman of the Year

    Sacramento, CA — Today Assemblyman Marc Steinorth honored Pamela Langford as the 2015 Woman of the Year for the 40th Assembly District. For decades, Ms. Langford has shaped and managed numerous programs at CSU San Bernardino which successfully engage students and alumni into the community, forging job opportunities for graduates, and building strong career paths. […]

  • Assemblyman Steinorth to introduce bills addressing animal shelters, ballot counting

    Story By Joe Nelson | The Sun Assemblyman Marc Steinorth, R-Rancho Cucamonga, on Friday will introduce three bills aimed at curbing overpopulation at animal shelters, expediting the ballot counting process and providing greater scrutiny of proposed regulations by state agencies. One of the bills, AB 363, would allow county election officials to begin processing ballots […]

  • PROP. 47: Bill would turn date-rape drugs back into felony

    Inland lawmakers seek to restore felony punishment for possession of some drugs after Prop. 47’s unexpectedly reduced penalty. Story By Jeff Horseman, Staff Writer | The Press Enterprise Several Inland lawmakers are among the sponsors of state legislation they say is necessary to close a legal loophole that eases penalties for so-called “date-rape” drugs. Assembly […]