• One of my goals as a senator is to make California’s state government work for you. Click on the link above to learn about the services that my office provides to constituents.
  • Welcome to my online office! I'm honored to represent Orange and San Diego counties in the Senate. If I can be of assistance on issues with California’s state government, click on the "Contact" tab above. Thanks for visiting!

MORE NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

August 14, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Today, Senators Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) and Jim Nielsen (R-Tehama) released a joint statement on potential wildfire legislation: “We believe it is in the best interest of the public for the Legislature to defer discussion of inverse condemnation to a later time. The...
August 8, 2018
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates ( R-Laguna Niguel ) issued the following statement after a request to audit the California Department of Motor Vehicles failed to pass today during a hearing of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee: “Fixing the DMV is not a partisan issue, but a California issue...
August 3, 2018
SACRAMENTO – In an effort to provide some relief to Californians who have to wait for hours at their local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office to conduct routine business, Senator Patricia Bates ( R-Laguna Niguel ) will propose urgency legislation that will give an additional 90 days on all...
July 25, 2018
Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement after the California Water Commission announced its approval to allocate $2.7 billion to build a variety of water storage projects using funds from Proposition 1, the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure...
July 23, 2018
July 26: Veterans Resource Fair | Budget Update | San Onofre Update | Legislative Update | Protecting Consumer Privacy | Addressing Homelessness | Small Business of the Year | Environmental Good News | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights