Our Guest This Week:

Asm. Cottie Petrie-Norris

Today we welcome California Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris of the 74th Assembly District, covering Costa Mesa, Laguna Beach, Laguna Woods, Newport Beach, and portions of Irvine & Huntington Beach. We start with the story of her first assembly campaign victory: a striking upset of a long held GOP seat, then turn to comparing her business experience to her time in government, her work with the California Problem Solvers Caucus, how California needs to dream and build big while still getting the boring details right, and finally on her Select Committee on the Orange County Oil Spill. 

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