Assemblymember Irwin Appointed Chair of the Committee on Revenue and Taxation

For immediate release:

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) has been appointed as Chair of the Committee on Revenue and Taxation by California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. The Committee on Revenue and Taxation has jurisdiction over the income, property, sales and other taxes in the Golden State.

“I look forward to conducting oversight and crafting legislation that will keep California competitive while lifting up the most vulnerable. I thank Speaker Rendon for this opportunity. I am proud of my 7 years of leadership of the Military and Veterans Committee, and will continue to champion these issues with Assemblymember Ramos.”

Assemblywoman Irwin’s previous work in the Revenue and Taxation issue area includes successfully championing the restoration of R&D tax credits and net operating loss for California businesses, authoring legislation to establish CalABLE tax-advantaged savings accounts that have allowed individuals with disabilities to save for their long term care without fear of losing eligibility for state and local services, and leading efforts to provide much needed tax relief to property owners who have lost their home or business in a natural disaster.