Newsom Names New Legislative Affairs Secretary

Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday announced a change in his legislative leadership in the Office of the Governor. Legislative Affairs Secretary Angie Wei, serving in her role since December 2020, will depart to serve as a member of the State Compensation Insurance Fund.

Governor Newsom, in Wei’s place, has appointed Christy Bouma. Bouma has served as President of Capitol Connection from 2008 to 2022 and Legislative Advocate from 2000 to 2008. Bouma has represented a range of clients during her time with Capitol Connection, including the California Professional Firefighters (CPF) and the California School Employees Association (CSEA).

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