Cottie Petrie-Norris

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The California Armenian Legislative Caucus Foundation is pleased to announce new member Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach). The California Armenian Legislative Caucus Foundation includes: Senate Minority Leader Scott Wilk, Senator Bob Archuleta, Senator Andreas Borgeas, Senator Brian Dahle, Senator María Elena Durazo, Senator Bob Hertzberg, Senator Anthony Portantino, Assembly Speaker …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine), Assemblymember Carlos Villapudua (D-Stockton), Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), and San Joaquin County District Attorney Tori Verber Salazar announced legislation to create sentencing enhancements for violent crimes targeting schools and places of worship. Senate Bill 699 creates two sentence enhancements for …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has honered zillymonkey as the Local Business Spotlight for March. This gift shop offers customers affordable and fashionable items to adorn their homes and their fun and inventive selections of items make perfect gifts for friends and family alike. They got their unique and memorable name from …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris released the following comment regarding legislation to ban single-use vape pens and tobacco filters: “As a mom, I am so sad that kids are being duped into thinking single use vape pens are safe,” said Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Irvine). “Not only are these vape pens toxic for …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

On Tuesday, January 25, 2022, as Chair of the Assembly’s Select Committee on the Orange County Oil Spill, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris is convening a Joint Oversight Hearing with the Assembly Natural Resources Committee and Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Climate Crisis, Resources, Energy, and Transportation. Legislators will explore the …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

After California lost more than $810 million taxpayer dollars last year to unemployment insurance (UI) fraud, legislation to implement standard fraud-prevention practices at California’s Employment Development Department (EED) was signed into law. AB 110, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, requires EDD to cross-check unemployment claims against incarceration records in order …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

In an effort to combat the detrimental effects of climate change, legislation to expand opportunities for marine restoration work along the California Coast was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. Authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, AB 63 will update the Marine Managed Areas Improvement Act (MMAIA) to permit restoration …continue reading

Cottie Petrie-Norris

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has named five Nonprofits of Distinction for 2021: Power of One Foundation (Costa Mesa), Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center (Huntington Beach), Miracles for Kids (Irvine), Age Well (Laguna Woods) and Project Self Sufficiency (Newport Beach). Nonprofit of Distinction is an annual recognition ceremony held locally following California …continue reading