SACRAMENTO – After tens of thousands of fraudulent claims and more than $810 million taxpayer dollars lost, the California State Assembly voted to pass legislation to implement standard fraud-prevention practices at California's Employment Development Department (EDD).
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By Alexis Rivas
“When I found out these ghost guns are not subject to California’s gun violence restraining orders,” said Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (74th District - Orange County). “I was shocked, and I knew something had to be done to close this dangerous loophole”
Petrie-Norris worked with Friedman to author State Bill 1057, which classifies ghost gun parts as weapons that could be seized through a GVRO.
SACRAMENTO – With bipartisan support in the Legislature, AB 72 – The 2021 Coastal Adaptation Permitting Act – passed out of the Assembly. AB 72, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, will rationalize the regulatory approval process for critical coastal adaptation projects.
SACRAMENTO – At a virtual press event, the Milken Institute released a summary of initial findings on California’s Life Sciences industry.
SACRAMENTO – The Assembly’s Committee on Accountability and Administrative Review has a new Chief Consultant, Jesse Cuevas. Cuevas will be leading this committee with a data-driven approach and will be focused on ensuring efficiency in our state government.
SACRAMENTO - In response to an 18% increase in overdoses nationwide, legislation to protect patients recovering from alcohol and substance use advances to the Assembly Floor. AB 1158, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, will protect recovering patients from abusive practices by requiring licensed recovery and treatment facilities to maintain minimum insurance coverage.