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4.17.23 Expanded access to exercise will make a healthier California

Excerpted from the Capitol Weekly

By Francesca Schuler

“Introduced by Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Irvine), AB 1338 will cover the cost of fitness memberships for Medi-Cal beneficiaries, helping to advance health equity, improve quality of life, and save on long-term health care costs for millions of Californians.”

Bill to Reduce Barriers to Abortion Care Passes First Policy Committee

AB 571 Removes Abortion Exceptionalism from Malpractice Insurance

SACRAMENTO – In the months following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, accessibility to abortion and reproductive care remains a significant challenge for many patients. Since the Dobbs decision, Rob Bonta, Attorney General of California said, “One in three women has lost access to abortion. Patients, including children and survivors of sexual violence, have been forced to cross state lines to receive reproductive care.

3.22.23 AB 1182: Energy Incentives

Excerpted from the California Globe

By Chris Micheli

Assembly Bill 1182 by Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Los Angeles) was amended to have the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) to also pursue federal energy incentives. AB 1182 would add and repeal Article 10.5 (Section 12100.115) to Chapter 1.6 of Part 2 of Division 3 of Title 2 of the Government Code.