SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) released the following statement in response to the confirmation of Xavier Becerra to become California's newest Attorney General:
After Gov. Jerry Brown warned of fiscal and political uncertainties in light of a new president and the state’s precarious budget leaning toward a nearly $1.6 billion deficit, San Mateo County lawmakers expressed caution while also urging momentum to address pertinent priorities like housing and transportation.
Brown unveiled his proposed $179.5 billion spending plan Tuesday, kicking off negotiations with legislators before the 2017-18 fiscal year budget is finalized in the coming months.
Top priorities include bridging achievement gap, rebuilding state’s infrastructure
SACRAMENTO – Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) was sworn in today as the Assemblymember for the 24th Assembly District.