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Pat's Perspective: February 2016
February 26, 2016
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | South Orange County Senior Day | Legislative Update | Zika Virus | Job Opportunities | Free Tax Preparation | Pat in the News | Community Spotlight: Oceanside | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: January 2016
January 28, 2016
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Governor’s Budget and State of the State | Legislative Update | Tax Help | Cash for College | Free Youth Heart Screening | El Niño | Community Kudos | Community Spotlight: Aliso Viejo | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: December 2015
December 23, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Standing Up for Taxpayers and Job Creators | Be Storm Ready | Senate Fellows Program | Community Spotlight: Carlsbad | OCTA Proposed 2016 Bus Service Plan | Pat in the News | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: October 2015
October 26, 2015
In this Issue A Message from Pat Governor Rejects Sex Offender GPS Bill Legislative Update Veterans Day Unclaimed Property Program I-5/Ortega Highway Interchange Manufacturing Spotlight: Federal Heath Sign Company Encinitas Business Roundtable StudentCam Competition Health Care Scholarships...
Pat's Perspective: September 2015
September 1, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Veterans Fair | Transportation Special Session Update | Public Transportation Grants | Wildfire Public Service Announcements | Back-to-School Safety | Back-to-School Tax Credits | College Financial Aid Deadlines | Senate Fellows Program | Hunger Action Month | Senior Summit Recap | Honors for Orange County Hospitals | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: July 2015
July 21, 2015
In this Issue: Special Session on Transportation | Legislative Update | Father Serra Statue Vote Postponed | State Funding for Local Priorities | National Night Out | California Competes Tax Credit | Buena Vista Lagoon Enhancement | Disneyland Dreamers & Doers | OneCare Connect Member Advisory Committee | Reagan Capitol Statue | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights
Pat's Perspective: Wildfire Special Edition July 2015
July 2, 2015
In this Issue A Message from Pat Ready–Set–Go Helpful Links Fire Safe Councils Connect on Social Media A Message from Pat Dear Neighbor, California is now in the midst of wildfire season. Combined with severe drought conditions, Southern California is just a spark and a Santa Ana wind gust away...
Pat's Perspective: June 2015
June 23, 2015
In this Issue: New Orange County Office | South County Senior Summit | Budget Update | Legislative Update | Senate Approves GPS Removal Bill | Small Business of the Year | Good News for the Environment | Oceanside Coast Highway Open House | Financial Elder Abuse | Work for Warriors Program | Helping the Homeless | Internships Available | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights
Pat's Perspective: April 2015
April 16, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Drought Update | Legislative Update | State Parks Update | Facebook Seminar Generates “Likes” | Orange County Woman of the Year | Donate Life California | Innovate78 | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
Pat's Perspective: March 2015
March 16, 2015
In this Issue: A Message from Pat | Free Tax Prep Assistance | Legislative Update | San Clemente Hospital Update | UC Irvine Flag Controversy | Teacher of the Year Nominations | Senate Art Contest | Caltrans QuickMap | Girl Scouts’ 103rd Anniversary | Upcoming Events | 36th District Highlights | Connect on Social Media
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Orange County Register: Veterans resource fair with appearance by Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team coming to Saddleback College
The third annual Veterans Resource Fair, hosted by Assemblyman Bill Brough and Senator Patricia Bates in partnership with the city of Mission...
Los Angeles Daily News: LA County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, other sheriffs oppose 'sanctuary state' bill
In a March 3 letter to state Sen. Pat Bates, R-Laguna Niguel, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens urged Bates, a member of the Senate...
Orange County Register: Laguna Niguel's Pat Bates named state Senate GOP leader
State Sen. Pat Bates of Laguna Niguel was elected by her colleagues Tuesday, March 14, to be the next Republican leader in the Senate, and will...