The Shoes I Hope To Fill
by Todd Beeton, Thu Apr 02, 2009 at 10:21:18 PM EDT
In __ I first teamed up with then
the whole family has come out in support of me
it's a huge honor to carry on the great tradition of Hilda Solis and I am ever ever so honored.
my 20 year friendship with Hilda Solis. great legacy of Hilda Solis.
english only initiative in Monterey park - passed English only res
fought it and defeated it
elected to city council -- next 13 years bringing city together
in 2001 the Assembly seat opened up. it was a difficult seat to run for because of the old boys network. one person stepped up to endorse me and it was Hilda Solis. she stepped forward, I pulled an upset.
in assembly -- fought for consumer rights, immigrants' rights
workers rights -- workers protections
I want to address the economic pain.