Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris

Cottie Petrie-Norris

The parent organization Victims of Illicit Drugs (VOID), who speaks on behalf of their loved ones who can no longer speak for themselves, is asking parents across California to sign a petition asking the legislature to increase penalties to deter traffickers from poisoning kids with fentanyl. The petition was launched …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, Chair of the Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2022-2023 State Budget: “The Governor’s budget proposal comes as we enter the third year of the pandemic. This is a critical juncture for California— we must continue to …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

At an oversight hearing held by the Assembly Accountability and Administrative Review Committee, the Department of Health Care Services provided details on their processes for licensing and oversight of residential treatment facilities. As Chair of the Committee, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris questioned their history of enforcement and poised questions around the …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

TechNet, the national, bipartisan network of innovation economy CEOs and senior executives, honored Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) as a 2021 Champion of Innovation for her leadership in advocating for policies that advance innovation, create jobs and fuel economic growth. TechNet released the following statement: “Assemblymember Petrie-Norris has been a …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

The Family Business Association of California has named Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris as its Outstanding Legislator for 2021 for her strong support of family businesses and efforts to improve California’s business climate. FBA released the following statement: Petrie-Norris, a Democrat, represents coastal Orange County. A businesswoman and community leader, she chairs …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Legislation to cut unnecessary green tape and increase sea-level rise mitigation initiatives along the California coast heads to the Governor’s desk for signature after passing on the Assembly floor on a 63-0 vote. Authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, AB 72 will establish a coordinated and efficient process for coastal adaptation …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

In response to increasing rates of domestic violence reports during the COVID-19 pandemic, legislation to expand domestic violence services has received widespread, bipartisan support and is now headed to the Governor’s desk for signature. AB 689, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, will allow for survivors of domestic violence to seek …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

At a joint hearing held by the Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (SB&E) and the Jobs, Economic Development and Economy (JEDE) Committee; advocates, community development professionals, and business owners shared their perspectives on the challenges facing women- and minority-owned businesses during the latter stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. …continue reading