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Patricia Bates

Patricia “Patsy” Sweeney Knopfel Bates, 86, of Upper St. Clair, formerly of Mount Lebanon, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Dec. 30, 2021. Born on April 22, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Mary and Paul Sweeney. She was the beloved wife...
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Senator Patricia Bates’ Statement On Single-Payer Proposal

Sacramento, CA – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement on Assemblymember Kalra’s decision not to move forward with AB 1400, the California Guaranteed Health Care for All Act. “I am pleased AB 1400 will not be moving forward this year. The bill would have forced...
SACRAMENTO, CA
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California State Senator Patricia Bates on the appointment of Jennifer Barrera as next President and CEO of the California Chamber of Commerce

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), a former small business owner, issued the following statement after the California Chamber of Commerce announced today the appointment of Jennifer Barrera as the organization’s next President and CEO:. “I am pleased that CalChamber has selected an outstanding leader in Jennifer Barrera to be its...
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Sen. Patricia Bates Honors Oceanside’s ‘The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza’ as Small Business of the Year

Sacramento CA— Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has honored The Privateer Coal Fire Pizza (Privateer) as the 2021 Small Business of the Year for the 36th Senate District. Senator Bates recognized owners Charlie Anderson (father) and Sage Anderson (son) during yesterday’s California Small Business Day awards lunch at Sacramento’s Sheraton Grand Hotel.
OCEANSIDE, CA
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State Senator Patricia Bates champions gas tax relief for Californians

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – As gas prices continue to rise, California State Senator Patricia Bates is working to provide some much needed relief. She recently co-signed a letter to Gov. Newsom and other lawmakers, urging them to create a “Gas Tax Holiday,” which would give Californians some respite as gas prices continue rising.
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Senator Patricia Bates champions gas tax relief for Californians

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has co-signed a letter to Governor Newsom and legislative leaders requesting they enact a “Gas Tax Holiday,” which would provide tax relief to Californians as gas prices continue to rise. A holiday would be a full moratorium on California’s gas excise tax collection, backfilled with...
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Republican Club of Ocean Hills welcomes Senator Patricia Bates – June 25th

Oceanside CA— On Friday, June 25th, the Republican Club of Ocean Hills (RCOH) welcomes Senator Patricia Bates as keynote speaker. Senator Bates will address important legislation and current issues in Sacramento. Elected to the CA State Senate in 2014, Pat Bates is a strong advocate for protecting taxpayer’s rights, restoring...
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California State Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) responds to Gov. Newsom’s state budget proposal

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom released his revised 2021-22 budget proposal:. “I support investments to help the state address threats such as drought, wildfires, and massive unfunded liabilities. It is also encouraging that the budget incorporated my request made earlier this year to expand broadband internet service (pdf) to more Californians to bridge the ‘digital divide.’
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Senator Patricia Bates issues statement on Senate Confirmation of CHP Commissioner Amanda Ray

The California State Senate today voted to confirm Amanda Ray as the 16th Commissioner of the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the first woman and second African American to lead the department of more than 11,000 members. Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), the vice chair of the Senate Rules Committee that reviewed Commissioner Ray’s appointment, issued the following statement:
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Sen. Patricia Bates to pursue fentanyl drug trafficking bill in 2022

With the support of Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes, Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) announced today that she will continue discussions with the Senate Public Safety Committee and pursue her fentanyl legislation, Senate Bill 75, in 2022 instead of this year. The bill would add fentanyl, a powerful opioid, to a category of dangerous drugs that are subject to penalty enhancements based on the weight an individual possesses for sale or distribution.
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State Senator Patricia Bates shares update on SB 248

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Earlier this year State Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) reintroduced legislation o extend the presumption of openness that exists in California courtrooms to proceedings under the Sexually Violent Predator Act. Bates initiated a similar effort last year but had to put it on hold due to...
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Senator Patricia Bates Honors Oceanside’s Vallie Gilley as 36th Senate District Woman of the Year

Oceanside CA— Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has honored Oceanside’s Vallie Gilley, a small business owner and non-profit leader, as the 36th Senate District’s 2021 Woman of the Year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no in-person ceremony this year to honor Gilley and the other women of the year chosen by state legislators.
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Senator Patricia Bates Honors Oceanside’s Vallie Gilley as 36th Senate District Woman of the YearSB

SACRAMENTO – Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) has honored Oceanside’s Vallie Gilley, a small business owner and non-profit leader, as the 36th Senate District’s 2021 Woman of the Year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no in-person ceremony this year to honor Gilley and the other women of the year chosen by state legislators.
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