O’Donnell Supportive of Governor Newsom’s Executive Order to Maintain Funding for Schools During Closures

For immediate release:

Schools Must Remain Fully Funded in light of COVID-19 Pandemic

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach) issued the following statement in support of the Governor’s executive order regarding school closures and funding:  

“I support the Governor’s executive order to continue to fund school districts during this unprecedented crisis,” said Assemblymember O’Donnell, Chair of the Assembly Education Committee. “We must ensure our teachers and staff are compensated while we work to limit the spread of COVID-19. I would like to thank all involved on the frontlines who are protecting the health and safety of our students.” 

Today, the Governor issued executive order N-26-20 to provide funding for schools during closures.


Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell represents the 70th Assembly District which includes Long Beach, Signal Hill, San Pedro and Catalina Island.