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3.13.23 Legislature again considers greater protections for domestic workers

Excerpted from the Orange County Register

By: Kaitlyn Schallhorn

Sen. Tom Umberg, D-Santa Ana, is championing a Senate resolution proclaiming solidarity with the people of Iran and condemning the violence against them. Sens. Dave Min and Newman, along with Assemblymembers Phillip Chen, Cottie Petrie-Norris and Sharon Quirk-Silva are other Orange County legislators who have signed on as co-authors.

3.13.22 Three inspiring Orange County leaders honored as Women of the Year

Excerpted from the Orange County Breeze 

Assemblywoman Petrie-Norris hosted her 5th annual Women of the Year event on Thursday, March 9, 2023. It is an annual recognition ceremony where community members are invited to celebrate the extraordinary leadership and contributions of three incredible women, one from each city the Assemblywoman represents in the 73rd District.

3.2.23 Legislators respond to audit of Orange County Power Authority

Excerpted from the OC Breeze

The audit of OCPA’s internal business practices was conducted on an emergency request by Senators Umberg, Dave Min, and Josh Newman and Assemblymembers Tom Daly, Cottie Petrie-Norris, and Sharon Quirk-Silva – in July of last year over heightened concerns of corruption, Brown Act violations, and questionable electricity procurement practices.

3.1.23 Flood Watchers

Excerpted from the UCI News 

By Jim Washburn

California Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, whose 74th District includes beach cities Huntington, Newport and Laguna, as well as Irvine, says, ‘The paper shows just how urgent and immediate this threat can be. For a long time, when we talked about flood risks and sea level rise, people acted like it was 100 years away. The reality is that it’s here, it’s now, it’s urgent, and the state of California’s response needs to reflect that urgency.'