Assemblywoman Burke Tapped by Speaker for Economic Development Role

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Commission for Economic Development charged with addressing state’s economic challenges

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Autumn Burke (D-Los Angeles), was appointed to the California Commission for Economic Development by Speaker Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) today.  The Commission, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Newsom, is responsible for evaluating economic challenges throughout the state, and working across the public and private sector to develop new solutions.

“Our economy is getting stronger every day and I’m looking forward to working with the Commission to keep us on the right track for long-term sustainable growth,” said Burke. 

Established in 1971, the California Commission for Economic Development is a statewide, bipartisan advisory group comprised of 17 members: six commissioners are members of the State Legislature and ten members of the public are appointed by the Governor and represent various industries throughout the state.

Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke represents the 62nd Assembly District, which consists of the cities of Inglewood, Hawthorne, Lawndale, El Segundo, and Gardena as well as the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Westchester, Playa del Rey, Playa Vista, Venice, and parts of Del Rey. Additionally, the 62nd Assembly District includes the unincorporated Los Angeles County communities of Del Aire, West Athens, Lennox, Westmont, and Marina del Rey.