Senate Majority Leader Mike McGuire Along With Senators Melissa Hurtado, Tom Umberg and John Laird Join Far-Reaching Coalition of California Leaders Endorsing Bob Hertzberg
VAN NUYS, CA — Reflecting the widespread support he’s building in the race to represent Los Angeles County’s 3rd District on the Board of Supervisors, today Bob Hertzberg won endorsements from four more State Senators, including:
- Senate Majority Leader Mike McGuire
- Senator Melissa Hurtado
- Senator Tom Umberg
- Senator John Laird
Notably, Senate Majority Leader Mike McGuire serves as Chair of the Senate’s Government and Finance Committee. Senator John Laird, a member of the California Legislative LGBTQ Caucus, previously served as Secretary of the California Natural Resources Agency under Governor Jerry Brown. He also Chairs the Senate Budget Subcommittee #1 (Education). Senator Melissa Hurtado Chairs the Senate Human Services Committee and serves as Vice Chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee. State Senator Tom Umberg is a retired U.S. Army Colonel, former federal criminal prosecutor, and serves as Chair of the Senate’s Standing Committee on Judiciary.
In response to the endorsements from Senators Hurtado, Umberg and Laid, Bob Hertzberg released the following statement:
“Having the support of Senate Majority Leader Mike McGuire along with Senator Melissa Hurtado, Senator Tom Umberg and Senator John Laird means a great deal to me personally. Together, we’ve worked on issues that impact every aspect of California society. I’ve seen these leaders in action firsthand and know deeply their commitment to advancing laws that uplift the people of our state. I am very grateful for their support.”
Significantly, in recent weeks, Hertzberg has won endorsements from the workers at SEIU Local 2015, Metropolitan Water District (MWD) – AFSCME Local 1902, Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, SEIU Local 721 as well as L.A. County Firefighters Local 1014. He has also rolled out endorsements from a range of Conejo Valley leaders, along with California Attorney General Rob Bonta and State Assemblymember Luz Rivas.