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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), Chair of the Assembly’s Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, released the following statement in response to the Governor’s May revision proposal for the 2020-21 state budget: “Over the past year, California has navigated a period of unprecedented challenge. As we emerge from this pandemic, the …continue reading

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Legislation to expand domestic violence services, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, has passed the Assembly Appropriations Committee with unanimous bipartisan support. AB 689 will allow for survivors of domestic violence to seek help via text and other computer-based technologies. “We have seen a horrific rise in domestic violence throughout the …continue reading

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In response to increasing rates of domestic violence reports during the COVID-19 pandemic, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris introduced AB 689 which will support the expansion of domestic violence crisis hotline services to include computer chat and phone text platforms. This bill passed the Assembly’s Public Safety committee with unanimous support. “The …continue reading

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With broad support from law enforcement and prosecutors, legislation preventing fraudulent unemployment claims has passed out of the Assembly’s Consumer Privacy and Protection Committee. AB 110, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, will require the Employment Development Department (EDD) to cross-check incarceration records in order to prevent paying fraudulent benefits. “In …continue reading

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A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers have reconvened the California Legislative Working Group on Substance Abuse Treatment. This group was started in 2019 with the goal of delivering legislative and policy reforms to establish stronger patient protections and increase access to safe, quality care for those seeking substance abuse treatment. Assemblywoman …continue reading

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California State Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris is pleased to announce the select committees that she is assigned to for the 2021-22 legislative session. During a pivotal time in our State’s history, these committees will serve to address a number of pressing issues plaguing our state, including economic recovery and development, climate …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has named Laura Suk (Costa Mesa), Lynne Suzanski (Huntington Beach), Carol Choi (Irvine), Dawn Price (Laguna Beach), Margaret Pearlman (Laguna Woods), and Peggy Fort (Newport Beach) as the 74th Assembly District’s 2021 Women of Distinction. Woman of Distinction is an annual recognition ceremony held during March in …continue reading

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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has hired Alexander Kim as her new District Director. In this role, Alexander will serve as a community liaison based out of the Assemblywoman’s Irvine office for the cities of Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Laguna Woods and Laguna Beach. “I am thrilled to welcome …continue reading

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At a joint oversight hearing February 10, 2021 of the Assembly Accountability and Administrative Review Committee and the Assembly Emergency Management Committee, legislators questioned the Administration on the COVID-19 vaccine distribution strategy. During the hearing, the Administration shared details on their shorterm and longterm plans for a successful and equitable …continue reading

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At a joint oversight hearing February 3, 2021 of the Assembly Insurance Committee and Joint Legislative Audit Committees, legislators questioned the Employment Development Department (EDD) regarding recently released audits which revealed a litany of failings. The hearing was centered around the State Auditor’s findings in “EDD’s Poor Planning and Ineffective …continue reading