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Napolitano’s Statement on Senator Kamala Harris Named to Democratic Presidential Ticket

August 11, 2020
Press Release

(WASHINGTON, DC)  Today, Rep. Grace F. Napolitano (D-El Monte) released the following statement after Senator Kamala Harris was named to the Democratic Presidential Ticket as former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate:

“Congratulations to Senator Kamala Harris, the first woman of color to serve on a presidential ticket! Senator Harris has been a great advocate for our entire state, including the residents of my 32nd District.

"I am grateful for her co-leadership on critical legislation to expand our nation’s mental health workforce, and I know she will continue to fight for increased mental health services for all.

"In the Senate, she has also championed transportation and water issues, fighting for California’s fair share of infrastructure funding to create good-paying jobs in our state and across the country. I look forward to our continued partnership in these areas to improve the lives of Californians and all Americans.”

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