I’m excited to share that the Los Angeles Times has endorsed me to be California’s next Treasurer!
“Ma is clear-eyed about the state’s financial condition and its investment needs, and we’re confident that she would continue the policies that have done well for California taxpayers.” — Los Angeles Times, September 14, 2018
You can read the full editorial here.
With Election Day less than two months away, I am beyond honored to have the support of a broad coalition of leaders and organizations, including some of our state’s most dedicated public servants, like past State Treasurers Kathleen Brown, Phil Angelides and Bill Lockyer, as well as our current Treasurer John Chiang. They know firsthand what the job entails, and I am honored to have their trust and support.
“Fiona Ma’s experience and vision are exactly what our state needs as it works to meet the challenges of our global economy. I’m supporting Fiona because she will be a dynamic leader who will keep California on the right track, fighting to ensure our economy works for everyone and that taxpayer dollars are spent wisely and with accountability.” — State Treasurer John Chiang
I am proud to serve on the Advisory Board of Dress For Success Sacramento, which works to ensure women are financially independent and are treated with dignity and respect. Dress For Success also works to help formerly incarcerated women through its social enterprise program. Here I am with Founder Veronica Smith and my friend Senator Nancy Skinner.
Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs (APAPA) is a nonprofit that has been building a pipeline of API interns who go on to enter careers in public service since 2001. Thanks to organizations like APAPA, we have a record number of APIs involved, elected, and represented at all levels of government.
Had a delicious lunch at the Beachcomber Restaurant in Crystal Cove! Revenue generated by cottage stays and food service at the Crystal Cove Conservancy is channeled back into park improvements and education and conservation initiatives. Crystal Cove State Park is an ideal outdoor classroom for cultivating young environmentalists, and the Conservancy is dedicated to protecting this rare piece of California’s history through a unique social enterprise model working in partnership with California State Parks.