California legislators move forward bill to create California Aerospace Commission

Friday, January 19, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO — The California Assembly Appropriations Committee approved plans January 18 to create a California Aerospace and Aviation Commission, which would serve as a central point of contact for the industry and recommend actions the governor and state legislature could take to retain jobs and encourage the industry’s growth.

“The goal is to bring together the stakeholders and bring together policy recommendations so we can continue to grow and lead the nation and the world in innovation, advanced manufacturing and job creation,” California Assemblyman Al Muratsuchi, chairman of the California Assembly’s Select Committee on Aerospace and author of the legislation, told SpaceNews.