Xavier Becerra Sworn in as California Attorney General

On Tuesday, January 24, Governor Brown administered the oath of office to former Congressman Xavier Becerra, swearing him in as California’s 33rd Attorney General and first Latino to hold that office.  He succeeds U.S. Senator Kamala Harris and will serve the remaining two years of her Attorney General term.

Attorney General Becerra previously served 12 terms as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and served one term in the California Legislature. He has also previously served as a Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice.