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1.26.2021 Commentary from Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris: With court appointments and GOP legislatures, Roe vs. Wade is under attack

Published in The Daily Pilot, January 26th, 2021

When I was born in 1975, Roe vs. Wade was already two years old. The “right to choose” to get an abortion is something I have known my entire life. To some extent, I — like many women of my generation — took this right for granted. It felt like part of the fabric of our lives. It felt like a fight that we had already won. It felt like we could move on to the next hill.

How wrong we were.

1.25.21 California Unemployment Scam Charges Revealed, Hearings Continue

Excerpted from Patch. 

By Ashley Ludwig

LAGUNA BEACH, CA— Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris of Laguna Beach joins with Orange County prosecutors this week to detail multiple charges against defendants accused of ripping off the state's unemployment program during the COVID-19 pandemic.

District Attorney Todd Spitzer joins Norris, who will be leading hearings on the issue this week.

Three felons, including a convicted murderer, were charged one week ago in the scheme to obtain unemployment benefits during the pandemic illegally.

RELEASE: Bill Introduced to Keep Laboratory Jobs Based in California

AB 265 Protects Jobs & Medi-Cal Services When We Need Them the Most
SACRAMENTO — In order to protect California jobs and preserve the state’s ability to provide critical services to Medi-Cal patients, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris is reintroducing legislation to remove the 80% of Medicare cap on reimbursement rates for laboratories in California.


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