Assemblyman Jim Cooper appointed to 10 select committees

Assemblyman Jim Cooper, D-Elk Grove, on March 5 was appointed by Speaker Toni Atkins to serve as a member of 10 key select committees: Career Technical Education and Building a 21st Century Workforce; Craft Brewing and Distilling; Cybersecurity; Foster Care; Local Emergency Preparedness; Mental and Behavioral Health and Proposition 63 Implementation; Regional Approaches to Addressing the State’s Water Crisis; Urban Rivers and Streams; Wine; and Youth and California’s Future.

“I want to thank Speaker Atkins for appointing me to these committees,” Cooper said. “Many involve issues important to my district and subjects I am passionate about such as education, public safety and helping small businesses thrive. I look forward to actively participating on the select committees and further exploring these important issues.”