Gino DiCaro

GOP holds majority on state lands commission

By Gino DiCaro, VP, Communications

Capitol Update, May 14, 2010 Share this on FacebookTweet thisEmail this to a friend

Senator Abel Maldonado’s (R-Santa Maria) appointment to Lieutenant Governor means that he will serve on the State Lands Commission. Charged with the task of overseeing the State’s waterways and offshore oil drilling projects, the Commission is comprised of only three members: Lieutenant Governor, Democratic State Controller John Chiang and Republican Department of Finance Director Ana Matasantos. Now that Maldonado has a seat on the panel, it will be the first time since 1974 that Republicans dominate the Commission.

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