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Pat's Perspective: January 2016
January 28, 2016
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Governor’s Budget and State of the State | Legislative Update | Tax Help | Cash for College | Free Youth Heart Screening | El Niño | Community Kudos | Community Spotlight: Aliso Viejo | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: December 2015
December 23, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Standing Up for Taxpayers and Job Creators | Be Storm Ready | Senate Fellows Program | Community Spotlight: Carlsbad | OCTA Proposed 2016 Bus Service Plan | Pat in the News | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: October 2015
October 26, 2015
In this Issue A Message from Pat Governor Rejects Sex Offender GPS Bill Legislative Update Veterans Day Unclaimed Property Program I-5/Ortega Highway Interchange Manufacturing Spotlight: Federal Heath Sign Company Encinitas Business Roundtable StudentCam Competition Health Care Scholarships...
Pat's Perspective: September 2015
September 1, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Veterans Fair | Transportation Special Session Update | Public Transportation Grants | Wildfire Public Service Announcements | Back-to-School Safety | Back-to-School Tax Credits | College Financial Aid Deadlines | Senate Fellows Program | Hunger Action Month | Senior Summit Recap | Honors for Orange County Hospitals | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: July 2015
July 21, 2015
In this Issue: Special Session on Transportation | Legislative Update | Father Serra Statue Vote Postponed | State Funding for Local Priorities | National Night Out | California Competes Tax Credit | Buena Vista Lagoon Enhancement | Disneyland Dreamers & Doers | OneCare Connect Member Advisory Committee | Reagan Capitol Statue | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights
Pat's Perspective: Wildfire Special Edition July 2015
July 2, 2015
In this Issue A Message from Pat Ready–Set–Go Helpful Links Fire Safe Councils Connect on Social Media A Message from Pat Dear Neighbor, California is now in the midst of wildfire season. Combined with severe drought conditions, Southern California is just a spark and a Santa Ana wind gust away...
Pat's Perspective: June 2015
June 23, 2015
In this Issue: New Orange County Office | South County Senior Summit | Budget Update | Legislative Update | Senate Approves GPS Removal Bill | Small Business of the Year | Good News for the Environment | Oceanside Coast Highway Open House | Financial Elder Abuse | Work for Warriors Program | Helping the Homeless | Internships Available | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights
Pat's Perspective: April 2015
April 16, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Drought Update | Legislative Update | State Parks Update | Facebook Seminar Generates “Likes” | Orange County Woman of the Year | Donate Life California | Innovate78 | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: March 2015
March 16, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Free Tax Prep Assistance | Legislative Update | San Clemente Hospital Update | UC Irvine Flag Controversy | Teacher of the Year Nominations | Senate Art Contest | Caltrans QuickMap | Girl Scouts’ 103rd Anniversary | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: February 26, 2015
February 26, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Connect on Social Media | San Clemente Hospital Update | CalOptima Update | College Financial Aid Deadline | Barona School Grant Applications | Facebook Online Safety Seminar - March 26, 2015 | Lunar New Year - A New Beginning | Attention San Diego Entrepreneurs | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights
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Dana Point Times: Senator Patricia Bates Names Donna Kalez 'Woman of the Year'
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has honored Donna Kalez, the managing partner of Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching, as the...
CNBC: California's $77 billion 'bullet train to nowhere' faces a murky future as political opposition ramps up
“It's crazy time with this thing," said Pat Bates, the Republican leader in the state Senate. "Every time we get a new report it's more money and...
OC Register: Rehab Riviera: Addiction advertising can trick you to death
Sen. Pat Bates and Rep. Sharon Quirk-Silva and others have introduced bills aiming at cleaning up the industry.