Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher Statement on Appointment of Stephen Padilla to California Coastal Commission

Thursday, June 1, 2017

SACRAMENTO – (Thursday, June 1, 2017) – California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (D-San Diego) made the following statement following Speaker Anthony Rendon's appointment of Chula Vista City Councilman Stephen Padilla to the California Coastal Commission:

“Councilman Padilla's appointment to the Coastal Commission is a big win for working families, for our environment, and for disadvantaged communities like those located in the South Bay. Steve Padilla has a longstanding and firm commitment to preserving our natural resources, ensuring that job quality is a top priority for projects on the coast, and for maintaining access and affordability so all of California's families can enjoy our state's natural treasures. I was proud to support his appointment. Speaker Rendon really delivered a win for the people of my district and other underserved communities across the state with this appointment today,” Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher said.

To schedule an interview with Assemblywoman Gonzalez Fletcher, contact John Vigna at (916) 319-2080 or (916) 212-0357.