Assemblymember Chris Holden Appointed to Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce

Monday, July 25, 2016

Pasadena, CA –  California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (AD – 63) appointed Assemblymember Chis Holden (AD – 41) to the California State Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce.

“I thank Speaker Rendon for selecting me to the Utility and Commerce Committee,” said Holden. “I appreciate his belief that I will add value in helping to set forward-thinking energy policy for California's future.”

The Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce's primary jurisdiction includes public utilities, the California Public Utilities Commission, energy companies, telecommunications and international trade among others.

“Serving nearly 24 years on the Pasadena City Council, with responsibility over the city's Water and Power Company, provided me with a strong foundation and understanding of the utility industry and the need to be smart and thoughtful as we plan our energy future,” said Holden.