California state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, applauded Gov. Newsom’s nomination of Assemblymember Rob Bonta, D-Alameda, to be California Attorney General:
“I commend Governor Newsom for selecting Assemblymember Rob Bonta, a progressive leader, to be California’s next attorney general. And I heartily congratulate my friend and fellow East Bay colleague, Assemblymember Bonta, on his selection as California’s first Filipino-American attorney general. I’m confident that Attorney General Bonta will continue his record as a progressive champion and will work tirelessly to address racial and economic disparities and inequities in our justice system.”
Sen. Skinner represents the 9th Senate District, is chair of the Senate Budget Committee, and is vice chair of the Legislative Women’s Caucus.