Adjournment in Memory of Peter Kanelos

Senator Joel Anderson Senator Joel Anderson 1 Comment

Peter Kanelos was more than a dedicated public servant for San Diego; he was my dear friend. Join the Senate session today online as we adjourn in memory of Pete. At the end of the session I will remember the life that so earnestly enriched our community. Visit www.calchannel.com/live-webcast at 2 PM to live stream the Senate session. Alternatively, I …

Video: Anderson Open House draws thousands of constituents

Senator Joel Anderson Senator Joel Anderson

I was glad to meet with 4,000 of my constituents at my annual Holiday Legislative Open House on December 10, 2015 at Toyota of El Cajon. This event gives me an opportunity to hear directly from my constituents about their opinions and legislative ideas. 40-60% of the bills I introduce come from ideas brought to me by the people I …

Taxation without representation – a reality for 3 million Californians

Senator Joel Anderson Senator Joel Anderson

From the SacBee… ‘Taxation without representation is tyranny.” As the American Revolution gained strength, this phrase was the rallying cry of the colonists. These revolutionaries believed that because they were not directly represented in British Parliament, any laws that body passed taxing colonists were illegal. More than 230 years later, 3 million Californians currently pay taxes without any direct representation …