MONTEBELLO - State Sen. Ron Calderon announced his campaign for Congress on Tuesday.Calderon will run in California's newly-created 38th Congressional district, which includes Norwalk, Pico Rivera, Lakewood, Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Montebello, Santa Fe Springs, South El Monte, Whittier and portions of unincorporated Los Angeles County. "I have spent the last nine years as an effective and enthusiastic champion for job creation and economic development in this community," Calderon said. "This new congressional district, in an area historically represented by my family, will give me the opportunity to advocate for the Gateway Cities and the San Gabriel Valley on a national stage. I am incredibly excited to be launching this campaign." Ron Calderon's brother, Charles Calderon, represents northern Downey in the State Assembly.
********** Published: August 11, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 17