SACRAMENTO â€”Â Today,Â StateÂ AssemblyÂ SpeakerÂ AnthonyÂ Rendon (D-Paramount)Â announcedÂ hisÂ committeeÂ assignmentÂ selectionsÂ forÂ the 2017-2018Â RegularÂ Session.
AssemblymemberÂ EduardoÂ GarciaÂ (D-Coachella),Â ChairÂ ofÂ Water,Â Parks,Â and WildlifeÂ hasÂ nowÂ beenÂ namedÂ toÂ serveÂ onÂ theÂ followingÂ committees: Appropriations,Â CommunicationsÂ andÂ Conveyance,Â GovernmentalÂ Organization andÂ UtilitiesÂ andÂ Energy.
“KeepingÂ myÂ seatÂ atÂ tableÂ forÂ theseÂ crucialÂ conversationsÂ allowsÂ meÂ to continueÂ toÂ leadÂ andÂ advocateÂ forÂ increasedÂ investmentÂ inÂ underserved areas,”Â statedÂ AssemblymemberÂ Garcia.Â “TheseÂ committeesÂ tackleÂ issues thatÂ areÂ forefrontÂ affectingÂ communitiesÂ inÂ myÂ District,Â suchÂ as bridgingÂ theÂ digitalÂ divide,Â advancingÂ relationshipsÂ withÂ ourÂ tribal governments,Â enhancingÂ renewableÂ energyÂ prospectsÂ andÂ prioritizing SaltonÂ SeaÂ restoration.”
AssemblymemberÂ GarciaÂ previouslyÂ heldÂ seatsÂ onÂ allÂ theseÂ committees. ThisÂ year’sÂ onlyÂ additionÂ isÂ CommunicationsÂ andÂ Conveyance;Â aÂ committee whichÂ inÂ priorÂ yearsÂ hadÂ beenÂ includedÂ underÂ theÂ umbrellaÂ ofÂ Utilities andÂ Energy.