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Laguna Beach-based Pacific Marine Mammal Center (PMMC) is being honored by the State Legislature as the 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year for Assembly District 74. The Pacific Marine Mammal Center focuses on rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing marine mammals and inspiring ocean stewardship through research, education and collaboration. To date, …continue reading

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Legislation to expand access to domestic violence services, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, has passed the Senate Public Safety with unanimous bipartisan support. AB 689 will allow for survivors of domestic violence to seek help via text and other computer-based technologies. “An alarming 1 in 3 women in America experience …continue reading

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In a critical step to end child marriage, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has introduced AB 1286 which passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee with unanimous bipartisan support. This bill requires counties to report the number of child marriages to the state on a quarterly basis. California is one of only 13 states …continue reading

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In celebration of Earth Day, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris held a virtual press conference with leading scientists and advocates to highlight the risks threatening California’s coastal communities. The Assemblywoman highlighted legislative efforts to cut green tape and expand coastal protection. “On Earth Day we renew our focus on protecting and restoring …continue reading

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At a pivotal point in global pandemic response and recovery, the Assembly’s Revenue and Taxation Committee voted unanimously to support AB 593 which will incentivize the innovation of life-saving therapies, like the COVID-19 vaccine. The Golden State Innovation Act, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, restores critical tax incentives that make …continue reading

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With unanimous, bipartisan support, legislation to increase access to critical healthcare services has passed the Assembly’s Aging and Long-Term Care Committee. AB 540, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, will help more seniors remain in their homes and in our communities by improving beneficiary awareness and increasing access to the Program …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has been appointed the new chair of the Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship by California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. This Committee is dedicated to supporting small businesses and entrepreneurs, helping them to innovate, growing the state’s economy and generating jobs in California. As more …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has named Professor Barbara Finlayson-Pitts as Assembly District 74’s Woman of the Year. The California Women’s Legislative Caucus hosts an annual Women of the Year Capitol ceremony where every legislator is invited to select one woman from their district to honor for their distinguished services to California. …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon announced a $9.6BB economic recovery package, including immediate actions to substantially increase aid for California small businesses & nonprofits who have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is a terrific result. The momentum generated …continue reading

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Top Ten Stories for January 03 through January 09 include a fatal pedestrian accident, unemployment, COVID-19, and a new State budget. Top Ten Stories for January 03 through January 09 are the most-read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Riverside man killed …continue reading

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In an effort to prevent fraud and protect tax payer dollars, Assembly Accountability & Administrative Review Chairwoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has introduced AB 110. This bill requires the Employment Development Department (EDD) to access incarceration records for the purpose of cross-checking benefit applications. With this common-sense code change, EDD would be …continue reading

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On Saturday, November 21, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris partnered with the Power of One Foundation, Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley and thirteen other community partners to distribute more than 1,000 turkeys and food boxes to the community ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The distribution drive was supported by the work of …continue reading