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News Articles
May 16, 2022

As excerpted from The Desert Review

CALIPATRIA — Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia and Senator Ben Hueso held a community meeting Friday, May 13, at the Calipatria Community Center in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s $300.6 billion budget revision for May and more specifically to the proposed investments in lithium headed to the county. Governor Newsom announced earlier in the day that Imperial County would benefit from over $200 million from his revisions to the 2022-2023 state budget due to a record surplus of $97.5 million. 

News Articles
May 16, 2022

As excerpted from The Star News

Press Releases
May 12, 2022

Sacramento, CA – May 13, 2022 – The revised 2022-23 state budget proposal by Governor Gavin Newsom released today includes $80 million for a new Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics facility at the Brawley campus of San Diego State University-Imperial Valley.

About Senator Hueso

Ben Hueso was elected as California State Senator for the 40th District in March of 2013. He represents the cities of Imperial Beach, Chula Vista, National City and portions of the City of San Diego and Imperial County.

In January 2017, Senator Hueso was reappointed by the Senate pro Tempore to serve as Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, Utilities and Communications. He was also reappointed to the Senate Veterans Affairs, Banking and Financial Institutions, Insurance, Natural Resources and Water, and Governmental Organization Committees.

Since assuming office, Senator Hueso has worked extensively on initiatives regarding water quality..

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