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Assemblyman Rich Gordon to Speak on Community College Issues

Assemblyman Rich Gordon will discuss the state budget impacts on California's community colleges and what it means for students at a special lecture on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 12:45 to 2 p.m. in Building 3, Room 142.

Gordon's update on the status of California Community Colleges is part of a special lecture and question-and-answer session for Professor Lezlee Ware's political science class. All students are welcome to attend and ask questions.

Assemblyman Gordon was elected in November 2010 and represents the 21st Assembly District which includes the communities of San Carlos, Redwood City, Atherton, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto, Woodside, Portola Valley, Palo Alto, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Monte Sereno, Los Gatos, and the Almaden Valley of San Jose.

He chairs the Assembly Committee on Business, Professions and Consumer Protections, and is a member of the following Assembly Committees: Budget, Health, Local Government, Revenue & Taxation, and Joint Sunset Review.

Gordon also serves on the Select Committees on Biotechnology, Community Colleges, High Technology, and the Status of Boys and Men of Color in California. Assemblyman Gordon chairs the LBGT Caucus, co-chairs the Bay Area Caucus and is a member of the Environmental Caucus.

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