Top priorities include jobs, fiscal responsibility, and access to high quality education
(SACRAMENTO) - Tim Grayson (D-Concord) was sworn in as the Assemblymember for the 14th Assembly District.
“Today was an honor, but now I look forward to getting to work on behalf of the people of the 14th Assembly District,” said Assemblymember Grayson. “Although California has come a long way since 2010, we still have a lot of work to do to grow our economy, ensure taxpayer dollars are spent more efficiently and provide a world class education for all students of our state. I am eager to begin working with my colleagues to address these issues.”
Grayson served as a Councilmember for the City of Concord from 2010 until his election to the Assembly, and was Concord’s mayor from 2013 – 2015. During his tenure on the council, Grayson helped annually balance the city’s $90 million budget, create over 1,700 jobs, and spearheaded measures to address and reduce incidents of crime.
Assemblymember Grayson has also created programs to support families and youths, co-founding the Central Family Justice Center to assist victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, and child and elderly abuse and authoring policy to reduce truancy rates and get students back in school. He has also helped to secure land for a future four-year university in Contra Costa County.
Since 2007 Tim has also served as the Concord Police Department’s Critical Response Chaplain, providing emotional support and counseling to first responders, victims and their families during and after critical crimes cases and events
The ceremony was held on the Assembly Floor at the State Capitol.
The Assembly’s 14th District covers parts of Contra Costa and Solano counties, including Benicia, Concord, Clayton, Martinez, Pleasant Hill, Vallejo and parts of Pittsburg and Walnut Creek.