Assemblymember Jose Medina Leads First Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee Hearing of 2013-14

Focused on California’s Diverse Economy

For immediate release:

SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) today led the preliminary hearing for the Assembly Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee for the 2013-14 Legislative Session. The focus of the hearing was on educating individuals on trends shaping California's economy, the real-world needs of businesses and workers, and recommendations for moving the state toward a prosperous post-recession recovery.

"Today's hearing is an important step in continuing to educate and inform Assemblymembers and the public on key components of our state's economy and ways to continue to move it forward," said Medina. "As Chair of the Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee, I am committed to looking into ways to promote and create quality jobs for all Californians."

In order to promote a well-rounded discussion of California's economy as a whole, the committee hearing featured interactive discussions from policy advisors, an economic forecaster, a federal government official, and a local small business owner.

The next Assembly Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee is scheduled for March 5th.

Assemblymember Medina proudly represents California's 61st Assembly District, which consists of Riverside, Moreno Valley, and Perris.