MORE NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

August 11, 2022
SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement on the outcome of today’s Assembly Suspense File hearing relative to her effort to make insulin affordable: “I am disappointed SB 473, my bill to cap the out-of-pocket cost for insulin to $35 a month, was held in...
August 10, 2022
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) introduced Senate Bill (SB) 473 to address the high treatment costs affecting millions of Californians with diabetes. The bill places a $35 cap on co-pays, deductibles, coinsurance, or other cost-sharing requirements on an insulin prescription. Senator Bates...
July 20, 2022
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) applauded Orange and San Diego Counties for securing housing funds to assist young adults in foster care find suitable housing. The California Department of Housing and Community Development oversees the Housing Navigators Program (HNP) which allocates...
July 18, 2022
Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) recognized Project3R as the 2022 Nonprofit of the Year for Senate District 36. Founded by Ryan Hickman, Project3R leads and organizes beach cleanup events across the Orange County community. Senator Bates issued the following statement: “California is home...
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...