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The California State Senate unanimously approved “Brandon’s Law” (Senate Bill 434) by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) to prohibit an operator of rehabilitation treatment facilities from providing any form of false advertising or marketing services. SB 434 will head next to the Assembly for its consideration. “I’m pleased that my …continue reading

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Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) took a solid swipe at eradicating unemployment insurance fraud and identity theft with the passage of Senate Bill 58 (SB 58) from the Senate Floor, which requires the Employment Development Department (EDD) to stop including full social security numbers on its correspondence. SB 58 is …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after Judge Amy Coney Barrett is poised to be the ninth justice to the United States Supreme Court. Earlier this month, Leader Grove joined other legislative leaders from all 50 states in signing a letter in support of Judge Barrett’s …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement on the recent passing of former Republican Senator Tom Berryhill: “I am saddened to learn about the passing of my friend Tom Berryhill who was a true statesman, a small business owner, and a farmer from Calaveras County. Business and …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed Senate Bill 589 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would have prohibited an operator of addiction treatment facilities from providing any form of false advertising or marketing services. His veto message can be read here. Both the Senate and Assembly previously approved the bill …continue reading

The California State Senate unanimously approved Senate Concurrent Resolution 21 by Senators Patricia Bates (R–Laguna Niguel) and John Moorlach (R-Costa Mesa) that designates a portion of State Route 55 from 19th Street to MacArthur Boulevard in Orange County as the “Costa Mesa Fire Captain Michael Kreza Memorial Highway.” With the …continue reading

The California State Senate unanimously passed Senate Resolution 14, authored by Senator Ling Ling Chang (R-Diamond Bar), which recognizes August 15, 2019 as the 74th Anniversary of the Independence of the Republic of Korea which celebrates Korean heritage and the Korean American community’s vast contributions to our nation. “Our state …continue reading