MORE NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

June 3, 2022
Dear Neighbor, I wanted to reach out with some important updates from the state and local level. Last week was the House of Origin deadline, when bills must pass out of their house of origin in order to move forward in the legislative process. The Assembly and Senate voted on roughly 950 bills, of...
May 17, 2022
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement on Governor Newsom’s $300.7 billion budget priorities: “The Governor projects a $47 billion operating budget surplus even though the Legislative Analyst’s Office projects it to be $65 billion. Regardless, this is a lot of money...
May 6, 2022
The California Department of Housing and Community Development (CDHCD) awarded Orange County $2,852,071 in funds from the Permanent Local Housing Allocation (PLHA) program. The PLHA program provides financial assistance made available through the passage of SB 2 (Chapter 364, Statues of 2017) and...
April 28, 2022
The California Department of Housing and Community Development awarded the Counties of Orange and San Diego $1,158,277 from the 2021 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program which provides funds for a variety of activities to address homelessness as authorized under the federal Homeless Emergency...
April 26, 2022
Senator Patricia C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) recognized Brandi Cassingham as the 2022 Woman of the Year for 36thSenate District. Brandi Cassingham has been the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) & Vice President of Patient Care Services at MemorialCare, Saddleback Medical Center (SMC) in Laguna Hills,...