In addition to serving on the committees for Higher Education, Veterans’ Affairs and Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy, Fox also chairs the Select Committee on Community Colleges.
“I couldn’t be more pleased with these committee appointments,” Fox said in a news release. “This is a tremendous opportunity to be involved on behalf of my constituents in some of the most important issues facing the state—especially getting Californians from all backgrounds back to work. This includes college graduates, returning veterans and those who have not yet felt the impact of the slow-moving economic recovery.”
“Further, it is an incredible honor to chair the Select Committee on Community Colleges,” continued Fox. “Under my stewardship, this select committee will do everything in its power to ensure that a great education can lead to great jobs for community college students.”
The Committee for Higher Education is responsible for overseeing matters related to the University of California, California State University, and California Community College systems as well as other aspects of postsecondary education and student financial aid.
The Committee for Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy is concerned with business advocacy in California and the United States and California’s position in international markets, as well as economic development and job creation here at home.
Finally, the Committee for Veterans’ Affairs monitors the Cal-Vet loan program, the state’s Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as California’s National Guard and veterans residing within state borders.
Fox concluded, “In addition to finding ways to put returning veterans to work in the state, I will work with the Veterans’ committee to better serve the large number of active duty and retired service members in my district who many need other types of assistance. These courageous Americans deserve more for their service to our nation. I believe that the Assembly will be highly successful in honoring these men and women by making their personal success a pivotal part of our state’s economic resurgence.”
Assemblymember Steve Fox represents California’s 36th Assembly District, comprised of the communities of Antelope Valley, and includes the cities of Lancaster and Palmdale as well as the Los Angeles County communities of Quartz Hill, Acton, Little Rock, Baker, Lake Los Angeles, and Wrightwood and the Kern County communities of Rosamond, Mojave, Reefer City, North Edwards, Boron, and California City.
(Information via press release from 36th District Assemblyman Steve Fox.)