Today California Assembly Speaker John A. Perez announced his candidacy for State Controller in 2014. In describing his reason for seeking the office, Pérez emphasized that while California’s economy has improved significantly in recent years, considerable work remains.
California continues to face unprecedented budget challenges. Legislators need your input in this process in order to make tough choices on what to fund, what to cut, and where to find the needed revenues. This is an unprecedented opportunity for you to be engaged in the state budget process within our representative democratic framework.