State Assembly Approves Attorney General Nominee Becerra

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance) and the State Assembly endorsed Governor Jerry Brown’s Attorney General nominee Xavier Becerra on a party line vote. Prior to the Assembly’s vote on Congressman Becerra’s nomination Assemblymember Muratsuchi told his fellow Assemblymembers, “As a former Deputy Attorney General - having served 14 years in the California Department of Justice, under three different Attorneys General, representing the people of the State of California - it is my privilege to stand in support of the appointment of Xavier Becerra as our next Attorney General.”