SACRAMENTO – Legislation to expand restoration along the California coast, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, passed the State Assembly’s Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee with unanimous support.
Excerpted from the Los Angeles Times
By Don Thompson
California lawmakers on Thursday advanced what they called common sense legislation requiring two state agencies to share information aimed at helping stop billions of dollars in pandemic-related unemployment fraud.
The measure that cleared its first committee would require the beleaguered Employment Development Department to crosscheck unemployment applications with inmate records to identify fraudulent claims.
SACRAMENTO – 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.
SACRAMENTO - With unanimous, bipartisan support, legislation to increase access to critical healthcare services has passed the Assembly’s Aging and Long-Term Care Committee.
SACRAMENTO – To improve public safety and stem the scourge of gun violence in California, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has introduced AB 1057, which will allow for the seizure of ghost guns when an emergency Gun Violence Restraining Order (GVRO) is served.
SACRAMENTO – A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers have reconvened the California Legislative Working Group on Substance Abuse Treatment.
SACRAMENTO — California State Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris is pleased to announce the select committees that she is assigned to for the 2021-22 legislative session.