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Holly J. Mitchell takes Senate Oath of Office, Pledges to Keep Fighting for Constituents
By Sentinel News Service
Published December 6, 2018

State Senator Holly Mitchell (Photo by Valerie Goodloe)

Holly J. Mitchell of Los Angeles took her oath of office as a representative of the diverse 30th Senate District as part of the stately convening of the 2019-20 legislative session.

Mitchell promised to continue fighting for working families. She is the first African American to chair the powerful Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee and ran unopposed last month to win reelection to a second four-year term. She is termed out in 2022.

“I want people back at home to know they fundamentally matter, and it’s the role of government to make sure that they have the resources and the services they need to thrive in a state that is the fifth-largest economy in the world,” Mitchell said in her “My Pledge to You” video posted to her recently updated website. “I will continue to do all that I can to bring to California residents a values-based budget and a legislative package that is going to push the envelope in addressing critical public policy issues that impact each of us every day.

“This includes issues like homelessness, housing affordability, reforming our criminal justice system and bringing forth equity and justice for all.

“That’s my pledge to you.”

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