SACRAMENTO– In response to increasing rates of domestic violence reports during the COVID-19 pandemic, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris introduced AB 689 which will support the expansion of domestic violence crisis hotline services to include computer chat and phone text platforms. This bill passed the Assembly’s Public Safety committee with unanimous support.
SACRAMENTO — At a pivotal point in global pandemic response and recovery, the Assembly’s Revenue and Taxation Committee voted unanimously to support AB 593 which will incentivize the innovation of life-saving therapies, like the COVID-19 vaccine.
ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Three key California State Legislators representing Huntington Beach spoke out today to condemn a Ku Klux Klan-promoted “White Lives Matter” rally this weekend in Huntington Beach, as well as reports of KKK flyers distributed in Newport Beach and Huntington Beach in recent weeks.
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.