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Senator Patricia Bates' Facebook Online Safety Seminar Generates "Likes" from North County Residents
March 26, 2015
Almost 200 residents of Carlsbad and surrounding North County communities descended upon the Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa tonight to learn directly from Facebook staff, local educators, and law enforcement on how to stay safe online.
Senator Patricia Bates Seeks Artist Entries for State Capitol Contest
March 10, 2015
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) is now seeking entries for the California State Senate art show, which features local artwork from every corner of California. Artists from the 36th Senate District can submit as many works as they would like, and Senator Bates will select the entry that...
California Edition Interview with Senator Bates
March 3, 2015
Brad Pomerance interviews Senator Bates about her return to Sacramento and transportation funding.
Senator Bates and Assemblyman Brough Introduce Legislation Regarding San Clemente Hospital's Emergency Services
March 2, 2015
Senator Bates and Assemblyman Brough have introduced legislation intended to help preserve life-saving emergency care services at San Clemente’s Saddleback Memorial Medical Center.
Senator Pat Bates Responds to Governor's Budget Proposal
January 9, 2015
Senator Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) today responded to the release of Governor Jerry Brown’s 2015-16 budget proposal : “The Governor’s budget contains some common sense concepts such as building the state’s rainy day fund, further reducing debt, and investing in priorities such as education...
Senator Pat Bates Receives Key Committee Assignments for 2015-16
January 6, 2015
Senator Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today her committee assignments for the 2015-16 legislative session: Appropriations (Vice Chair) Business, Professions and Economic Development (Vice Chair) Transportation and Housing Governance and Finance Environmental Quality Joint Legislative Budget...
Senator Pat Bates Welcomes Governor Brown to Historic Fourth Term
January 5, 2015
Senator Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement today after attending the inauguration of Governor Jerry Brown, where his inaugural address also served as his constitutionally required annual report to the Legislature: “I congratulate Governor Brown as he begins his historic...
Senator Bates Sworn Into Office
December 2, 2014
Sen. Pat Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) took the oath of office shortly after noon on Monday to officially become a member of the California State Senate, representing the 36th District.
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Los Angeles Times: California Senate GOP leader: Release Capitol whistleblowers from non-disclosure agreements
California Senate Republican leader Patricia Bates is wading into the sexual harassment debate that has swept up the Capitol and is calling on her...
San Diego Union-Tribune: Peek at North County community events
Chris Stidman, left, president of the United Health Foundation and State Sen. Patricia Bates, center, met with Sgt. Major Julio Meza Nov. 30 at...
San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego's Toni Atkins is tapped as the first woman leader of the California State Senate
Senate Minority Leader Patricia Bates, R-Laguna Niguel, issued a laudatory statement about the announcement and described a cooperative working...