Reflecting her expansive support from prominent leaders committed to climate action throughout California, today Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley’s campaign announced the endorsement by Orange County League of Conservation Voters, former State Assemblyman and current Congressman Jared Huffman, along with other environmental leaders for her campaign in State Senate District 37.
In a statement released with his endorsement, Congressman Huffman stated:
“Katrina Foley’s background, drive, and relationships with grassroots activists make her the candidate best equipped to give her community a strong voice in the State Senate. As a member of the House Committee on Climate Crisis, Chair of the Water, Oceans and Wildlife Subcommittee, a former Assemblyman and water board member from Marin, California, I know the importance of electing leaders to the California State Senate who will prioritize our local communities, fighting for more investments in renewable energy, water quality, wildfire prevention, and climate action. Mayor Foley will continue her work to protect our planet and simultaneously help build a new sustainable economy that works for all of us. Mayor Foley has my full support for State Senate.”
Orange County League of Conservations Voters, President, Michael Wellman concurred recognizing that Mayor Foley is “outspoken on the challenges of responding to climate change and maintaining environmental protections for our communities.”
In support of Mayor Foley’s endorsement, UCI Professor of Biology Dr. Kathleen Tresedor declared:
“I am happy to endorse Mayor Katrina Foley for California Senate District 37. She supports Community Choice Energy, Climate Action, and Renewable Energy.”
Since entering the race for State Senate District 37, Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley has built up a far-reaching coalition of support from local, state and federal leaders, organizations that represent women, classroom teachers, working families and more.
To view Mayor Foley’s latest list of endorsements click here.
Katrina Foley is a community leader, successful businesswoman, working mom and attorney who became Costa Mesa’s first directly elected Mayor in November 2018. Foley also served as Mayor in 2016-2017, and has been on the Costa Mesa City Council for 10 years. Previously, she served on the Newport Mesa Unified School District Board of Trustees from November 2010 to November 2014.
This article was released by Foley for Senate 2020.