Assemblymember Jose Medina Introduces Bill Package Focused on Education and Job Creation

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SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) announced he has introduced legislation focused on education, job creation, workforce development, and disaster relief emergency plan issues.

“The legislative package I have put forth is focused on key issues affecting the state of California and my district,” Medina said. “As Chair of the Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee, I am committed to fighting for job creation measures to help build stronger communities.”

Highlights of Assemblymember Medina’s Bills include:

AB 27: UC Riverside School of Medicine

  • Allocate $15 million annually to fully fund the UC Riverside School of Medicine to ensure the newly built medical school is able to prepare the next generation of doctors and researchers.

AB 825: Expansion of New Jobs Tax Credit

  • Expand small business eligibility for the New Jobs Tax Credit from businesses with 20 employees or fewer to businesses with 50 employees or fewer.

AB 869: Disaster Relief Emergency Plans

  • Require the Public Utilities Commission, gas corporations, and electric corporations, that provide gas or electric service to more than 5,000 customers, to develop and publish disaster relief emergency plans.

AB 1247: Expansion of Small Business Financial Development Corporations

  • Modify and enhance the authority of small business financial development corporations (FDCs) to better meet the needs of small businesses.

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