The budget conference committee on Sunday voted in favor of a compromise proposal as part of budget negotiations. Language included: Office of Digital Innovation Conference Compromise: Approve 50 positions, of which 20 are exempt positions.
As part of the state’s 2019-20 budget proposal, California Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled plans for a new Office of Digital Innovation, which will exist within the California Government Operations Agency.
Senate Pro Tem Toni Atkins today announced the following Senate committee assignments for the 2019 legislative session: Senate Leadership Positions Senator Robert M. Hertzberg (D-Los Angeles), Senate Majority Leader. Senator Mike McGuire (D-Healdsburg), Assistant Majority Leader. Senator Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), Majority Whip. Senator Maria Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) and Senator Scott D. Wiener (D-San Francisco), Assistant Majority Whips. Senator Connie M. Leyva (D-Chino), Democratic Caucus Chair. Standing Committees Agriculture Senator Cathleen Galgiani (D-Stockton), Chair. Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), Vice Chair. Appropriations Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D-La Cañada-Flintridge), Chair. Senator Pat C. Bates (R-Laguna Niguel), Vice Chair. Banking and Financial [...]