(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Kevin McCarty (D-Sacramento) says he proud to be living in California under Governor Jerry Brown. Assemblymember McCarty made his comments following the Governor’s annual State of the State address to a joint session of the State Legislature. “I think he had the right tone,” said Assemblymember McCarty. “Looking about where we’ve been in California. Some of our strengths…what we’ve done to increase funding for our schools and colleges, raise the minimum wage, working on environmental issues and health care. But also looking at some the threats and the issues that we need to tackle.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.
(Sacramento) – La asambleísta Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) dice sentirse entusiasmada después de escuchar el informe anual del estado del gobernador Jerry Brown en una sesión conjunta de la Legislatura estatal de California. “Me siento esperanzada con la lucha que vamos a llevar a cabo,” declaró la asambleísta Rubio. “El hecho de que el haya mencionado los temas de transporte y viviendas asequibles me parece increíble. Lo necesitamos, especialmente en mi distrito”. Más en este video de Assembly Access. http://www.asmdc.org/rubio
(Sacramento) - Assemblywoman Blanca E. Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) says she’s really “fired up” following Governor Jerry Brown’s annual State of the State address to a joint session of the California State Legislature. “I’m encouraged by the fight we’re going to take on,” Assemblywoman Rubio said. “His mentions about transportation and affordable housing is incredible. We need that, especially in my district.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/rubio
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) says he was extremely pleased with Governor Jerry Brown’s annual State of the State address. Shortly after the Governor delivered the speech to a joint session of the State Legislature Assemblymember Santiago said, “We’re more than fired up and ready to go and continue the fight to make sure that a progressive California does not roll backwards. We’re going to make sure the Trump administration doesn’t roll back any of the progress we’ve made here in the State of California.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/santiago
(Sacramento) – El asambleísta Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) declare sentirse extremadamente satisfecho con el informe anual sobre la situación del Estado del gobernador Jerry Brown. Tan pronto el gobernador acabo el discurso sobre el informe del Estado ante una sesión conjunta de la Legislatura estatal, el asambleísta Santiago señaló, “Estamos más que satisfechos y listos para continuar con la lucha y asegurar que una California progresiva no vaya vuelta atrás. Vamos a tener que asegurarnos que la administración Trump no atente contra ninguno de los logros que hemos obtenido aquí en el estado de California”. Más en este video de Assembly Access. http://www.asmdc.org/santiago
(Sacramento) – State Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Healdsburg) was impressed with Governor Brown’s State of the State speech delivered to a joint session of the California State Legislature. Assemblymember Wood says, as the Health Committee Chair, he’s glad that the Governor talked about health care and the attacks on Planned Parenthood in the annual address. “He called on us for civility as a group…bipartisanship, working together,” Assemblymember Wood said. “As we work together as Californians, we defend America.” Watch this Assembly Access video to hear more from Assemblymember Wood. http://www.asmdc.org/Wood
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) heaped praise on the Governor’s annual State of the State address to a joint session of the State Legislature. “I think the Governor’s message of optimism and strength here in California…perseverance and courage…is going to be very, very well received by the people of California.” said Assemblymember Bloom. “We’re going to defend our values. The Governor was very, very clear about that.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/bloom
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Adrin Nazarian (D-Van Nuys) says the Governor’s annual address to a joint session of the State Legislature was right on point. “He struck the right tone –which I think was necessary,” said Assemblymember Nazarian. “First he made an assessment of all the accomplishments we made and looked at all the further investments we need to make sure we’re strengthening education, transportation, health care and housing.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/nazarian
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) says he was happy with the Governor’s annual address to a joint session of the State Legislature. “The commitment to equality and economic justice and to preserving our environment…these are all things fundamental to California and we don’t want to back up on those things.” said Assemblymember Cooley shortly after the Governor finished with his speech. Here’s more from Assemblymember Cooley in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/cooley
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Anna Caballero (D-Salinas) says she was very happy to hear the Governor’s annual address to a joint session of the State Legislature. Moments after the Governor finished his State of the State Assemblymember Caballero said, “He’s a passionate defender of California and he talked about all the right issues.” Here’s more from Assemblymember Caballero in this Assembly Access video. http://www.asmdc.org/caballero
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