Board of Equalization (BOE) Member Jerome E. Horton was honored with an award by the New Democrats (Mod Dems) to commemorate his 6 years of service with the State Assembly and 9 years of service with the State Board of Equalization. The award presentation took place the New Democrats, (A group of California State legislators), at their End of the Legislative Session dinner on Monday, August 20, 2018 at The Sutter Club in Sacramento.
“I am honored to be recognized by the New Democrats, a group of pragmatic problem solvers committed to the interests of California taxpayers” said Horton.
“Throughout his years of dedicated service and enduring leadership with the California Assembly and the Board of Equalization, Jerome Horton has built a solid reputation for leveling the playing field for California businesses, supporting labor issues, and strengthening California’s economy,” said Assemblymember Adam Gray, convener of the New Democrats.
Board of Equalization Member Jerome Horton speaks at the New Democrats’ End of the Legislative Session dinner on August 20 at the Sutter Club in Sacramento. With him are the New Democrats’ Executive Committee members – Assembly Members Jacqui Irwin, Blanca Rubio, Adam Gray, Rudy Salas, Anna Caballero, Jim Cooper, Tim Grayson, and Tom Daly – who presented Horton with an award commemorating his 6 years of service in the Assembly and 9 years of service with the Board of Equalization.
Assembly Member Anna Caballero, who terms out of the Assembly at the end of this year, was also honored at the event.
The New Democrats, also known as the Mod Dems, function as an informal caucus of moderate-leaning Democratic legislators.