Senator Leyva Named To Education, Energy, Ethics, Transportation & Housing Committees

Leyva Previously Tapped to Serve on Senate Rules Committee

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

SACRAMENTO – Earlier today, Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) selected Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino) to serve on the following committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Education
  • Energy, Utilities and Communications
  • Joint Legislative Audit
  • Legislative Ethics
  • Transportation and Housing

President pro Tempore de León previously tapped Senator Leyva to serve on the Senate Rules Committee and as Democratic Caucus Chair of the California State Senate.

“I am truly honored that President pro Tempore Kevin de León’s has asked me to serve on these committees overseeing issues that will—as Governor Brown highlighted during yesterday’s Inaugural / State of the State Address—be critically important in the months and years ahead,” Senator Leyva said.  “I am excited about these committee assignments since they oversee issue areas that I am passionate about and that directly affect the daily lives of all Californians, such as college affordability, renewable energy and infrastructure.”