Press Release

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris Advocates Reproductive Health Care for All Women

RELEASE: Bill to Strengthen Patient Protections in Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Treatment Advances - Department of Health Care Services to Play a Critical Role in New State Effort

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assembly bills (AB) 919 and 920, authored by Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), passed out of the Senate Health Committee today with bipartisan support. Both bills aim to increase patient protections in Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Treatment facilities.

RELEASE: Bill to Help Seniors Remain in their Homes Receives Unanimous Support - Changes Will Enhance Service Delivery and Streamline PACE Programs

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach) is authoring Assembly Bill 1128 which will help more seniors remain in their homes and in our communities, by streamlining the licensing for the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) facilities. Today, AB 1128 passed on a bipartisan vote in the Senate Health Committee.

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

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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: Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris Announces State Budget Funding Secured for Coastal Orange County

Friday, June 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris released the following statement following Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of AB 74, the 2019-20 budget bill:

“I ran for office because for far too long, the representatives for coastal Orange County weren’t bringing home resources to community.  In my first six months in office I have worked to be an effective and responsive advocate for my constituents, and it is with great pride that I can announce significant investments for Assembly District 74:

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

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

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). This bill was approved by the Senate Health Committee today, June 26, 2019, on a 8-0 vote. In May, AB 526 received strong bipartisan support on the Assembly Floor, passing with a 78-0 vote.

RELEASE: Statement from Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris on John Wayne Airport General Aviation Improvement Program

Monday, June 24, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Laguna Beach), Chair of the Assembly Accountability and Administrative Review Committee has released the following statement regarding the John Wayne Airport General Aviation Improvement Program (GAIP):