DAILY PILOT: Political Landscape: Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris announces bipartisan working group to tackle issues in addiction treatment

Excerpted from Los Angeles Times

By Luke Money

State Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) has convened a group of her colleagues from both sides of the aisle to create a legislative coalition to tackle issues and challenges in California’s addiction-treatment industry.

“For years, attempts to address substance abuse treatment have fallen flat and people are dying,” Petrie-Norris said in a statement Tuesday announcing the Legislative Substance Abuse Treatment Working Group.

Bi-Partisan Legislative Substance Abuse Treatment Working Group Announced - Tackling the Opioid & Substance Abuse Epidemic

SACRAMENTO – Today, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, a bipartisan group of legislators announced a new Legislative Substance Abuse Treatment Working Group formed to address the challenges confronting California’s addiction treatment industry.  Members include, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, Chair of the Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, Senators Patricia Bates, Jerry Hill, and He

 

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