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Who Let the Debt Out? Addressing CA’s Vet Shortage

Bill to Create Veterinary Public Interest Debt Relief Program Introduced

SACRAMENTO — To mitigate the crisis-level shortage of veterinarians in California that is acutely affecting access to care for the most vulnerable companion animals, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris introduced AB 1237, the “California Public Interest Veterinary Debt Relief Act.” AB 1237 is co-sponsored by San Diego Humane Society and San Francisco SPCA.

Small Businesses Convene for Red Tape Cutting Listening Tour

COSTA MESA – As chair of the California State Assembly Select Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris convened local small business owners for a discussion on how to best cut red tape, the challenges businesses face and ways government can make the path forward smoother. Since the pandemic, Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris has secured $85 million in state funding for 7,154 entrepreneurs in Irvine, Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach and Laguna Woods.

Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris Partners with Share Our Selves for Thanksgiving Food Distribution

The three-day event is expected to provide food assistance for 1,300 families.

COSTA MESA  Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris partnered with Share Our Selves for a three-day Thanksgiving food distribution for families in need in Orange County. Registration for the distribution filled up within a week, however, no one will be turned away. The food distribution is ongoing until end of day Wednesday.

Doing Good Works— Local Business Spotlight

IRVINE Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris honored Doing Good Works for the monthly business spotlight. Doing Good Works, is a small business that does things differently. They hire, train and mentor foster youth. This model is incredibly unique and full of impact as half of foster youth ending up homeless and 4 out of 5 incarcerated Californians were in the foster system.