Assemblymember O’Donnell Applauds Balanced Budget and Smart Investments

Chair of Assembly Education Committee calls for increased funding for schools

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) issued the following statement Thursday in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s revised budget proposal for the 2019-20 fiscal year:

Assemblymember O’Donnell Introduces Bill to Increase Funding for K-12 Vocational/Career Technical Education

AB 1303 provides students with career options to meet California’s workforce needs

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) has introduced AB 1303 to provide an additional $150 million to K-12 Vocational/Career Technical Education (CTE) programs.

“As a classroom teacher, I have seen firsthand how vocational programs engage students and guide them to success.  Vocational or career technical programs prepare our students for lasting careers and strengthen our California workforce,” said Assemblymember O’Donnell, Chair of the Assembly Education Committee.