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RELEASE: Civic and Voter Empowerment Act for All Public Colleges and Universities - Bill Advances to Enhance Student Voter Engagement

SACRAMENTO – In an effort to engage and empower a new generation of voters, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) is carrying Assembly Bill 963, the Student Civic and Voter Empowerment Act. After passing the Assembly floor 63-7-10, the bill passed 4-1 in Senate Elections and Constitutional Amendments Committee today, July 2, 2019.

RELEASE: AB 526 Passes Senate Health Committee - Increasing Medi-Cal and WIC Enrollment for Vulnerable Women, Infants, and Children

SACRAMENTO — To ensure that infants, children and pregnant women receive critical healthcare and food assistance, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris is authoring AB 526, which creates a pathway for easier enrollment when kids and pregnant moms qualify for both Medi-Cal and the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children program (WIC).

RELEASE: Bill to Expand Access to Birth Control Moves Forward

SACRAMENTO – Californians are one step closer to increased birth control access. Assembly Bill 1264, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), would allow Californians to access birth control prescriptions through a phone app by clarifying prescribing telehealth law related to appropriate prior examination.


SACRAMENTO – On Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. in State Capitol Room 437, Assemblymembers Cottie Petrie-Norris and Phil Ting are convening an oversight hearing on the implementation of Financial Information System for California, (FI$CAL). The hearing will be viewable via livestream on the Assembly website:


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