Press Releases

Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris Secures $25 Million for Her District

Statement on the 2022-23 Budget

SACRAMENTOAssemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, Chair of the Accountability & Administrative Review Committee, released the following statement after voting for the 2022-23 California State budget bills:

Plants By Yours Truly and BYO — Local Business Spotlight

Huntington Beach- Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has recognized Plants By Yours Truly and BYO as the Local Business Spotlight for June. These businesses operate in collaboration with one another to offer quality products that promote personal, mental and environmental wellbeing.

State IT Projects Oversight Audit Request Approved by Legislature

Oversight and Accountability for State Technology Systems

SACRAMENTO—The California Joint Legislative Audit Committee has voted 12-0 to approve a performance audit of the California Department of Technology’s (CDT) responsibilities regarding oversight of state information technology (IT) procurements, oversight, and security for the State of California.

1.25 Tons of Trash Prevented from Entering Newport Bay at Volunteer River Cleanup

The June 18 cleanup event was a collaborative effort by Orange County Coastkeeper, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris and Senator Dave Min

On Saturday, June 18th, a group of 78 volunteers joined Orange County Coastkeeper Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris, and Senator Dave Min for a trash cleanup at the Santa Ana-Delhi channel in Costa Mesa. In just two hours, the group removed over 2,500 pounds of debris from the waterway, preventing it from impacting Upper Newport Bay.

Asm. Petrie-Norris Announces Hiring Michael Tou to Serve as District Director

IRVINE—Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris has announced hiring Michael Tou to serve as District Director. In this role, Michael will lead the district team on community outreach, constituent services, and policy issues for the cities of Huntington Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Irvine, Laguna Woods and Laguna Beach.

French Buckets — Local Business Spotlight

Laguna Beach- French Buckets has been honored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris as the Local Business Spotlight for May. It is a woman-owned, family operated florist shop in the heart of Laguna Beach, where locals always stop by to purchase some beautiful arrangements, and artisan goods.

California Moving Legislation to Expand Reproductive Health Services

AB 1918 Builds a Reproductive Health Service Corps
SACRAMENTO — Legislation to support and expand California’s reproductive health and abortion care workforce, authored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, has passed the State Assembly’s Health and Higher Education Committees, and is now being considered by the Assembly Appropriations Committee. 

The Cliff — Local Restaurant Spotlight

Laguna Beach-The Cliff has been honored by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris as the Local Restaurant Spotlight for April. The Cliff sits on a hill, overlooking the beautiful Laguna Beach Coast. The Cliff is known for its signature cocktails, oceanfront dining, live music, and the gorgeous views.