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Manassero Farms — Celebrating 100 Years of Family Farming

IRVINE — Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris honored Manassero Farms on the occasion of their 100-year anniversary of family farming in Orange County. Dan Manassero, owner of Manassero Farms, is part of a third generation farming family. His grandfather, James, started farming in Yorba Linda, CA in 1922.

Women's Rights Crisis in Iran

Letter to the President

IRVINE - Today, Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris met with President Joseph R. Biden and discussed key issues impacting the state of California and the world. The Assemblywoman urged the President to take urgent action to support the women and people of Iran facing a hostile regime. Specifically, she recognized the mobilization of Iranian Americans in Orange County and their calls to amplify the voices of those calling for change following the brutal killing of Mahsa (Jhina) Amini. 

Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris hosts Senior Scam Stopper Seminar in Costa Mesa

On Wednesday, October 12, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris hosted the Senior Scam Stopper Seminar at the Costa Mesa Senior Center. The event was attended by 60 seniors who learned how to protect themselves from fraud and scams concerning home improvement, auto repair, insurance, telemarketing and real estate.

Neat Coffee Honored as Small Business Spotlight

COSTA MESA Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris honored Neat Coffee in Costa Mesa for the monthly business spotlight. Ally Garvin, owner of Neat Coffee, developed a passion for coffee after staying in Uganda with her husband. Upon her return, Ally worked as a barista for a number of years before venturing out and opening her own business.

Governor Signs Bill to Support Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

AB 2019 Gives Billions of State Dollars to Small Businesses Contracting With the State

SACRAMENTO – California small businesses are thanking Governor Newsom for signing AB 2019 (Petrie-Norris, D-Irvine) and wrapping up decades of advocacy that spanned 3 administrations. AB 2019 will require departments and agencies to have 25% of its contract dollars go to small businesses and keep them accountable for doing so. This bill also requires these departments and agencies to develop a plan to ensure that women, minority, and LGBTQ+ owned businesses are a part of the procurement process. 

Governor Newsom Signs Bill to Build a Reproductive Health Service Corps

AB 1918 Boosts and Diversifies Medical Workforce

SACRAMENTO – Recent actions surrounding Roe v. Wade and the Supreme Court have put more than 36 million Americans at risk of losing access to abortion care. In addition to the larger trend towards states removing abortion protections, California could see an increase in out-of-state patients from “46,000 to 1.4 million - a nearly 3,000 percent increase,” as reported in the Future of Abortion Council (FAB) December report.

Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris’ Statement on Iran

It has been heartbreaking to watch the events unfold in Iran following the tragic and brutal killing of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. Mahsa was simply wearing her hijab loosely when she was arrested, tortured and killed in the custody of the “Morality Police.” This shocking incident has sparked outrage and fury throughout Iran and the world.