Freshman Senator said to focus on energy efficient economy.
California State Senator Tony Strickland proudly announced
that, in just his third month in the state senate, his caucus has showed
confidence in his leadership abilities to elevate him to Assistant Senate
Republican Leader. Senator Strickland will serve the Senate Republican
Caucus under newly elected Republican Leader Dennis Hollingsworth.
“I am honored to have the confidence and trust of my
Republican colleagues to serve as Assistant Senate Republican Leader. I look
forward to representing the views of my caucus as well as the constituents in
my district as we continue to address Californians dire economy.” Senator
Strickland added, “As the Assistant Senate Republican Leader, I will continue
to focus on transitioning to a renewable, more energy efficient economy to
jumpstart the economy, reduce our dependence on foreign oil, improve the
environment, and lower energy prices.”
Senate Republican Leader Dennis Hollingsworth added, “Tony’s
commitment to fiscal responsibility, taxpayer protection, and restoring California’s
economy clearly represent the values of the Senate Republican Caucus. I
look forward to working closely with him as we fight to get California
back on the right track.”
Tony Strickland represents California Senate District 19, which
includes portions of Los Angeles, Ventura,
and Santa Barbara counties.