California Healthline: Alejo Takes Over Latino Caucus Chair

by Bob Norberg, California Healthline Contributing Reporter

ssembly member Luis Alejo (D-Watsonville) is the new chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus for 2015-16, which met for the first time on Wednesday. He succeeds Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell).

The caucus, made up of 18 assembly members and three senators, focuses primarily on improving the quality of life for families in California, with its emphasis on Latino families.

“As the new chair of the California Latino Caucus, I will make it my priority to facilitate legislation that helps Latino communities,” Alejo said in a written statement. “Over these last few years, I’ve made California’s economic recovery my priority and I’ve come to realize that when our state’s fastest growing demographic thrives, California thrives.”

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