Calif. Senator Tony Mendoza

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — California State Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia), Chair of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee announced today his appointment by Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon to the California Commission on Economic Development.

“I am honored Senate President pro Tem Kevin de Leon appointed me to the California Commission on Economic Development,” said Senator Tony Mendoza. “I look forward to working with labor, business, and other stakeholders to promote a strong and healthy economy that creates well-paying jobs for the people of our state.”

The California Commission on Economic Development (CED) was established in 1971. It is a statewide, bipartisan advisory commission chaired by Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom and comprised of seventeen members, six of whom are members of the State Legislature and ten are members of the public. CED is charged with the following:

Assessing specific regional or local economic development problems and making recommendations for solving problems.
Providing a forum for ongoing dialogue on economic issues between state government and the private sector.
Recommending legislation to require evaluation of ongoing economic development projects and programs to ensure continued cost effectiveness.
Identifying and reporting important secondary effects on economic development of programs and regulations which may have other primary purposes.
Undertaking specialized studies and preparing specialized reports at the request of the Governor or Legislature.

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Senator Tony Mendoza, a Los Angeles native and former elementary school teacher in East Los Angeles, represents the 32nd Senate District encompassing parts of Los Angeles and Orange Counties. For more information about Senator Mendoza visit his website