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Cottie Petrie-Norris

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

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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris announced her selection of Families Forward of Irvine, as the 74th Assembly District’s 2020 Non-Profit of the Year. Families Forward is a non-profit focused on ending homelessness for local Orange County families. Families Forward exists to help families in need achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through housing, food, …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has announced that the California State Coastal Conservancy has allocated a $2,460,000 grant to acquire the 44-acre Newland Marsh property in Huntington Beach from the California Department of Transportation, and to transfer the property to the Huntington Beach Wetlands Conservancy (HBWC). “Now more than ever, we must …continue reading

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Sixty-one California lawmakers sent a letter to Governor Gavin Newsom advocating for immediate and structural reforms at the state’s Employment Development Department (EDD). Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, EDD has displayed a shocking inability to disperse unemployment benefits as millions of Californians struggle without income. (Full Letter Attached) …continue reading

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Following Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris’s July 22nd letter requesting the Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Health Agency refocus testing priorities for first responders, the OC Heath Agency announced expedited for testing for the people on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Anaheim Convention Center, Orange County’s …continue reading

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Cottie Petrie-Norris Supported the July 1st Gas Tax Increase California’s Gas Taxes – already the highest in the nation – went up again on July 1st with the full support of Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris. Despite her claims, Petrie-Norris is no moderate. She fully supports California’s highest-in-the-nation gas taxes, as evidenced …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), Chair of the Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed 2020-21 state budget: “The Governor’s budget kicks off the state’s public budget process, and I support proposed critical investments addressing the homelessness crisis, emergency preparedness, as …continue reading

United States Congresswoman Katie Porter (CA-45) announced her support for Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris in her bid for re-election to the California State Assembly. Congresswoman Porter released the following statement regarding her endorsement: “I have seen Cottie’s hard work first hand — on the campaign trail, meeting with constituents, and working …continue reading

Four leaders of the City of Irvine announced their support for the re-election of Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris. Irvine City Councilmember Melissa Fox, Councilmember Farrah Khan, former Mayor Sukhee Kang and former Mayor Beth Krom joined together to back the Assemblywoman’s campaign. “In 2018, voters in Irvine overwhelmingly chose to send …continue reading

The California Professional Firefighters (CPF), California’s largest statewide organization representing career firefighters, announced its support for Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris’ re-election campaign. In announcing the endorsement, CPF President Brian K. Rice released the following statement : “Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris is a bold and committed advocate for public safety and for firefighters …continue reading