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Assemblywoman Patty López Responds to Governor’s Revised Budget
SACRAMENTO, CA ‒ Earlier today, Governor Brown released the May revision of his 2016-2017 state budget, which includes a one-time allocation of $5 million for California’s regional adult education consortiums. Funds will be used to provide technical assistance and coordination as well as to aid in capacity-building for these programs through the 2018-2019 fiscal year.
In response to the announcement, Assemblywoman Patty López (D-San Fernando) issued the following statement:
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Patty López (D-San Fernando) was interviewed by Brad Pomerance on Time Warner Cable’s Local Edition program recently. In the interview, Assemblymember López answers questions about adult education, whether or not the state is investing enough to provide the necessary classes and if those classes should be part of the high school or community college system. Learn more about how Assemblymember López thinks the issue should be tackled in this Assembly Access video.
State lawmakers on Wednesday derailed a bill that would have prevented them from accepting free travel to distant conferences, including an annual meeting in Maui, from nonprofit groups backed by special interests.