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Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris Advances Bill to Address Fentanyl Crisis

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris (D-Irvine) has successfully advanced Assembly Bill 1027, a bill that will strengthen California’s efforts to combat illicit drug sales online by requiring greater transparency and accountability from social media platforms operating in California. The bill received unanimous, bipartisan support in the State Senate’s Judiciary Committee.

Trellis Honored as 2023 Nonprofit of the Year

SACRAMENTO  Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris recognized Trellis as the 2023 Nonprofit of the Year for the 73rd Assembly District as part of California Nonprofits Day held on June 7.

Volunteers Collect 1,625 Pounds of Trash at River Channel Cleanup in Orange County

COSTA MESA  Ahead of Earth Day, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris along with OC Coastkeeper hosted a river channel cleanup on Saturday, April 15, at the Santa Ana-Delhi Channel in Costa Mesa. Volunteers collected 1,625 pounds of trash ranging from large bulky items to bags, bottles, cigarettes and other micro plastics that would otherwise end up in the Upper Newport Bay and Pacific Ocean.

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.