Statement from Chairman Aguilar on Laphonza Butler's Senate Appointment
SAN BERNARDINO, CA — House Democratic Caucus Chair Pete Aguilar released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom appointing Laphonza Butler to the United States Senate:
"I want to congratulate Laphonza Butler on this historic day for our state. I’m confident she will serve the people of California in the U.S. Senate with dignity and a deep commitment to our shared values. I am excited to work with her, alongside Senator Alex Padilla, to put People Over Politics as House Democrats prioritize lowering costs, creating good-paying jobs, building safer communities and defending democracy. I applaud Governor Newsom for his deliberate and fair process to ensure that all Californians have a voice in Congress."
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