Representing the 27th District
Frank Cortez recognized for his 20 years of business and service to the community
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – In recognition of his successful aquarium, pet, and grooming business in East San Jose and for his work in the community, Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos (D – San Jose) has named Frank Cortez of TreasureChest Aquarium, Pets ,and Grooming as the Small Business of the Year for the 27th Assembly District. The announcement came as part of the Legislative Leadership and California Small Business Association’s annual “California Small Business Day.”
“I am proud to honor a wonderful business owner who has made a lasting impact on the City of San Jose,” Campos said. She added, “Frank, and his father Bart Cortez Sr., are not only business leaders, they are community leaders who have successfully run a business while also giving back to their neighbors. Residents of San Jose since 1942, the Cortez family are a major part of East San Jose’s vibrant local economy and active civic life.”
Frank Cortez of San Jose's Treasure Chest Aquarium
9 Modernization Projects Receive Prop. 1D Funding
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos (D-San Jose) is pleased with this week’s announcement from the State Allocation Board that nine modernization projects in Santa Clara County will receive state funding.
The $17 million in state matching funds will help finance three school construction projects for the East Side Union High School District, five for Fremont Union High School District, and one for the Gilroy Unified School District. Funds for these projects are provided by bonds authorized under voter-approved Proposition 1D.
Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos (D - San Jose) is joined by the participants of the 19th Annual Latina Action Day on the Assembly Floor on April 2, 2013. Once a year, Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) convenes Latina leaders from all regions of California in Sacramento for an annual public policy issues conference, Latina Action Day Sacramento. The conference is designed to facilitate dialogue between corporate and community Latina leaders and elected officials on public policies affecting Latinas in California.
Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos (D - San Jose) meets with her honoree, Mr. Stephen Kinsey, a 2nd Generation Holocaust Survivor and Liberator, for Holocaust Memorial Day at the Capitol on April 8, 2013. Mr. Kinsey is joined by his wife, Mrs. Lynne Kinsey.
Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos (D-San Jose) and Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis meet in the Assembly Member’s Capitol office to discuss the future of the Commission on the Status of Women and Girls, which Davis chairs. Campos, who was appointed to the panel this year, helped select a new executive director for the Commission, which addresses issues such as pay equity, women in the military and the media’s portrayal of women and girls.
Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos escorts Gov. Jerry Brown to the dais on the Assembly Floor to give his State of the State address to California.
Happy New Year! Thank you for the honor of once again allowing me to serve you in Sacramento. The people of California say they feel more positive about the future, and more confident that our state is heading in the right direction. I couldn't agree more. And as I begin my second term in the State Assembly, I wanted to let you know about some of the important issues that the Legislature will be addressing in 2013 and beyond.
Thursday, January 10 2013
Assemblymember Nora Campos Responds to Governor's 2013-14 Budget
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Speaker pro Tempore Nora Campos (D-San Jose) made the following statement today in response to California Governor Jerry Brown's 2013-14 state budget proposal: "It's a relief to be able to think about restoring some services instead of cutting them. Our number one priority this year is to continue California's economic recovery and ensure the budget supports that. In my district, people want to feel safe again. Last year, San Jose was shaken…Continue reading...
Wednesday, December 05 2012
San Jose’s Nora Campos Installed as Assembly Speaker pro Tempore
SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Nora Campos (D-San Jose) was installed as Speaker pro Tempore of the California State Assembly with the December 3, 2012 opening of the 2013-14 Legislative Session. As Speaker pro Tempore, the Assemblymember will be the presiding officer of Assembly Floor Sessions. In this capacity, the Assemblymember is a member of Assembly Speaker John Perez’s leadership team. Speaker pro Tempore Campos was elected to her second term on November 7, 2012, to represent…Continue reading...
Monday, December 03 2012
Speaker pro Tem Campos Introduces Bill to Provide Social Media Privacy Rights to All Employees
SACRAMENTO – Speaker pro Tem Nora Campos (D-San Jose) has introduced Assembly Bill 25 as her first legislative measure with the opening of the 2013-14 legislative session. The bill would extend existing social media privacy rights, that currently apply to private sector employees, to public employees. “California’s unique constitutional right to privacy should extend into the digital age and apply evenly. Every employee, regardless of who employs them, deserves the same privacy rights.” Last session,…Continue reading...
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