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Pat's Perspective: Your July Update from Sacramento
July 7, 2021
Dear Neighbor, The past several weeks have been especially busy in Sacramento, as the Legislature voted on several state budget bills and hundreds of other legislation. Most of these bills do not get much public attention, but I take seriously my responsibility to review each bill and weigh the...
Pat's Perspective: Memorial Day & State Updates
May 28, 2021
A Message from Pat Dear Neighbor, On Memorial Day, we pay our respects to the members of the U.S. Armed Forces who have died while serving our nation. While the holiday weekend marks the unofficial start of the summer vacation season, we must never lose sight of what the day actually means. Whether...
Pat's Perspective: An Update from Senator Patricia Bates
March 25, 2021
A Message from Pat Dear Neighbor, It has been a year since California imposed strict lockdown measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no sugarcoating the fact that the lockdown has imposed enormous economic and emotional costs on most Californians. Even more tragic is that more than 56,000...
Pat's Perspective: A December Update from Senator Patricia Bates
December 22, 2020
A Message from Pat | Federal COVID-19 Relief Bill | Quick Updates | Resources for Workers and Families | Resources for Small Businesses | DMV Update
Pat's Perspective: October 2020
October 13, 2020
COVID-19 Update The Governor has issued revised guidance affecting activities in Orange and San Diego Counties. Visit the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy for the latest details on each business or activity in your county. Counties assigned to the red tier are still experiencing “substantial...
Pat's Perspective: June 2020
June 17, 2020
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | COVID-19 Update | San Onofre Update | Legislative Update | State Budget Update | Environmental Good News
COVID-19 Update: "Stimulus" Payments, Unemployment Insurance, And More
April 17, 2020
Dear Neighbor, While progress has been at times slow and frustrating, we are starting to see some positive movement on various issues related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. I have included updates in this report. We all know that much more needs to be done. I will continue my efforts to...
Coronavirus Update: FAQ And Resources
March 31, 2020
Dear Neighbor, My staff and I continue our efforts to serve the people of the 36th Senate District (North San Diego and South Orange Counties) during this very challenging time in our world. We engage in several conference calls each day (while practicing social distancing) with state and local...
Coronavirus Update: We Are All In This Together
March 19, 2020
In the fight against the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are all in this together. The coronavirus does not care about your skin color, gender, religion, income, or political beliefs. If you are human, you are at risk of becoming infected. Our health professionals and scientists are working around the...
Pat's Perspective: March 2020
March 11, 2020
In this Issue: A Message from Pat…On the Coronavirus | Postponed: South OC Senior Day | Assembly Bill 5 | Veterans Update | Legislative Update | REAL ID | State of the State | Master Plan for Aging | Civic Involvement Opportunities | 36th District Highlights
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