State DMV Audit Looking Into Disabled Placard Policies

California lawmakers requested audit into abuse of disabled parking placards thanks in part to an NBC 7 Investigates story California Assemblymen Eric Linder and Mike Gatto requested a Department of Motor Vehicle audit because rampant abuse of the disability parking placard system starts with the DMV, they said. Gatto said after seeing news stories like [...]

By |2019-03-07T17:17:19+00:00March 21st, 2017|In The News|Comments Off on State DMV Audit Looking Into Disabled Placard Policies

Linder replaces stolen flag

Old Glory is proudly flying over Bob Sanchez's home again.  The U.S. flag is flying over Eastvale resident Bob Sanchez's home again. Sanchez is the Vietnam-era veteran who had his U.S. flag, and the pole it flew from, stolen from the front yard of his Eastvale home last week. Flying the flag was a 40-year [...]

By |2019-03-07T18:47:08+00:00September 24th, 2016|In The News|Comments Off on Linder replaces stolen flag

Republicans Leap Into Debate Over Road Repairs

Assemblyman Eric Linder Discusses Roadmap to Fund CA’s Transportation Needs It's unusual for Republicans to wield much influence in California's Capitol, but the brewing debate over funding road repairs is an exception. For starters, Republicans are eager to help find money to fix up the state's dilapidated roads, highways and bridges. But perhaps more important, [...]

By |2019-03-23T18:19:34+00:00September 21st, 2016|In The News, Video|Comments Off on Republicans Leap Into Debate Over Road Repairs

Making it Harder to Hide Public’s Records

Steven GreenhutContact Reporter “Press releases tell us when federal agencies do something right, but the Freedom of Information Act lets us know when they do not,” U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., once said. I like that quip given that government agencies -- federal, state and local -- have a nasty habit of releasing whatever information they want us [...]

By |2019-03-07T19:08:57+00:00September 21st, 2016|In The News|Comments Off on Making it Harder to Hide Public’s Records

Hit-Run Drivers get Lawmakers’ Attention

Hit-Run Drivers get Lawmakers’ Attention SACRAMENTO – (INT) – California currently holds the dubious distinction of ‘hit-and-run capital of the US’.In response to that, the State Assembly has passed a bill ensuring convicted drivers are held accountable. “Strengthening our penalty structure is a necessary step toward deterring potential offenders, protecting victims, and creating greater roadway [...]

By |2019-03-23T18:13:18+00:00March 23rd, 2016|In The News, Video|Comments Off on Hit-Run Drivers get Lawmakers’ Attention

ASSEMBLY: SEIU endorsement of Eric Linder a rarity

Corona Assemblyman Eric Linder managed to get a public employee union to do what it hasn’t done in more than 20 years – endorse a Republican. Linder, who first took office in December 2012, received the endorsement of Service Employees International Union, the labor organization announced late last week. “SEIU members cited Linder’s accessibility and [...]

By |2019-03-11T02:52:41+00:00February 1st, 2016|In The News|Comments Off on ASSEMBLY: SEIU endorsement of Eric Linder a rarity

“Shelter animal” named California’s state pet

Assemblyman Eric Linder, R-Corona, will announce Saturday, Oct. 17, that the “shelter animal” has been named the official state pet of California in a resolution he authored. Linder’s announcement will be at 10:30 a.m. at the Riverside County Department of Animal Services main shelter at 6851 Van Buren Blvd. in Jurupa Valley. To mark the [...]

By |2019-03-11T03:24:28+00:00October 16th, 2015|In The News|Comments Off on “Shelter animal” named California’s state pet

TRAFFIC: This week’s Inland freeway woes could be El Niño preview

BY DAVID DOWNEY / STAFF WRITER Published: Sept. 16, 2015 Updated: Sept. 17, 2015 7:12 a.m. Gazing out his district-office window at the damaged section of Highway 91 and thinking of the I-10 bridge that collapsed in July, Assemblyman Eric Linder, R-Corona, is apprehensive about the forecast for a soaking-wet winter. “We’ve had two weather incidents [...]

By |2019-03-07T19:30:11+00:00September 26th, 2015|In The News|Comments Off on TRAFFIC: This week’s Inland freeway woes could be El Niño preview

Some ideas to fix the big pothole that is California’s roads

By Carl Guardino Depressed. Distressed. Determined. When it comes to solutions to California’s crumbling highway, street and road conditions, it’s easy to feel discouraged about any possible path forward. Fortunately, Gov. Jerry Brown has challenged the Legislature to seek bipartisan solutions to fill the deep hole — make that a big pothole — in what [...]

By |2019-03-07T17:50:15+00:00January 6th, 2015|In The News|Comments Off on Some ideas to fix the big pothole that is California’s roads

California bill would rescue truck fees for roads

If a California state lawmaker gets his way, certain truck fees will soon be used to help pay for road work. Assemblyman Eric Linder, R-Corona, has filed a bill for consideration once the regular session begins early next month that is aimed at helping the state address $295 billion in transportation needs during the next [...]

By |2019-03-27T16:13:44+00:00December 15th, 2014|In The News|Comments Off on California bill would rescue truck fees for roads