April 13, 2015
Senator Bates explains her opposition to Senate Joint Resolution 4 that would replace a statue of Father Junipero Serra at the U.S. Capitol with one of Sally Ride. The Senator says California’s early history simply can’t be told without including Father Serra.
March 9, 2015
Senator Pat Bates joined Senator Janet Nguyen (R-Garden Grove) and several of their colleagues to announce that they will introduce a Senate Constitutional Amendment to prohibit state-funded colleges and universities from banning the American flag on campus property. Several military veterans were...
February 18, 2015
Senator Bates addressed a legislative hearing in regards to the January 20th San Juan Capistrano fire that claimed the lives of Maricela Sanchez and her two young sons. She called for action to help prevent future tragedies and thanked the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee Chair, Senator...
February 11, 2015
Senator Bates talks about taxes, transportation, and public safety with Larry Marino on Southern California’s KRLA AM 870.
December 1, 2014
Pat Bates joins her Senate colleagues in taking the oath of office to represent their respective districts.