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BENJAMIN RICH, San Clemente

It was shocking to see Sen. Patricia Bates singing the praises of the $4 million state PLHA funding for housing in her district.

Sen. Bates opposed the legislation creating this fund in committee and by voting against it on the Senate floor (SB 2) on Sept. 15, 2017.

She voted no and now wants take credit for helping people find affordable housing.

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