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Oceanside-Camp Pendleton Patch: State Senate Backs Removal of Nuclear Waste from San Onofre

April 28, 2016
The resolution authored by Sen. Patricia Bates, R-Laguna Niguel, urges President Barack Obama and Congress to approve a bill in the House of Representatives that would consolidate the storage of nuclear waste.

San Clemente Times: State Senate Votes to Urge Federal Government to Pass Interim Nuclear Fuel Storage Bill

April 28, 2016
California’s State Senate approved a resolution Thursday to urge the federal government to pass a bill that would allow the U.S. Department of Energy to conduct temporary interim storage of spent nuclear fuel at facilities away from San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, a few miles south of San...

Fox 5 San Diego: State senate demands DOE remove nuclear waste from San Onofre

April 28, 2016
The resolution authored by Sen. Patricia Bates, R-Laguna Niguel, urges President Barack Obama and Congress to approve a bill in the House of Representatives that would consolidate the storage of nuclear waste.

LA Weekly: California May Regulate Sober Living Homes For the First Time

April 23, 2016
The state legislature has taken a tentative step toward regulating sober living homes.

Dana Point Times: Senate Sober Living Bill Fails to Gain Support, Two Assembly Bills Pass Committee

April 22, 2016
A bill introduced by State Sen. Patricia Bates of Laguna Niguel to give cities and counties the authority to regulate and require licensure of sober living residences failed to move past the Senate Health Committee on Wednesday.

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