Assemblyman Chad Mayes joins program for Feb. 21 Governmental Affairs Day

Chad Mayes

Chad Mayes

California Republican Caucus member Chad Mayes (R-Yucca Valley) will be part of CNPA’s 21st Annual Governmental Affairs Day on Wednesday, Feb. 21 at the Sacramento Convention Center.

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet and interact with California’s legislators and legislative leaders.

As announced here last week, the program will open with a talk by Senate President pro Tem-elect Toni Atkins.

Two additional speaking slots remain open, and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Senate Republican Leader Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) have been invited to speak.

A panel discussion is in the works for the time slot following lunch.

For the afternoon, CNPA staff are here and ready to make appointments with your area legislators at the Capitol.

And later that day, please plan to join legislators and constitutional officers for an evening reception at the Capitol Building.

In the era of the Me Too and We Said Enough movements, CNPA staff expects this legislative session will provide several opportunities to reform the Legislative Open Records Act as well as improve access to records of police misconduct and the oversight of local PACE programs.

Staff also anticipates there will be continued threats to newspapers’ business operations. Your participation at Governmental Affairs Day is essential and demonstrates to legislators and other public officials that newspapers’ influence on the development of public policy in California is alive and well. Please invite your key staff to accompany you.

The day’s events, sponsored by the Los Angeles Times, California Black Media and First Amendment Coalition, start at 10 a.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.

The program is shaping up by the hour, but you can make your plans immediately.

For details, . To register, go here. Cost is $59/person and includes Governmental Affairs Day buffet luncheon at the Sacramento Convention Center, appointment setting with your local legislators in the Capitol Building and admission to the Legislative Reception in the Capitol Basement Rotunda.

Attendees who need a discounted hotel room: Contact Renee Smith at CNPA right away.

Previously: Senate pro Tem-Elect Toni Atkins confirmed for Governmental Affairs Day