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Encyclopedia > Dave Jones (politician)

Dave Jones has represented California's 9th assembly district since December of 2004 after Darrell Steinberg was term limited. Darrell S. Steinberg (born 15 October 1959) is a Democratic politician from Sacramento, California. ...

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Assembly Career

Jones chairs the Assembly Judiciary Committee and serves on the Health Committee, the Public Employees Retirement and Social Security (PERSS) Committee and the Revenue and Taxation Committee.


Pre Assembly Career

Prior to his election to the State Assembly, Assemblyman Jones served as a Sacramento City Councilmember for five and a half years. Before his election to the City Council, Jones worked for six years as a legal aid attorney with Legal Services of Northern California, providing free legal assistance to the poor. In 1995, Jones was one of 13 Americans awarded a White House Fellowship. Assemblyman Jones served in the Clinton Administration for three years. He first served as a Special Assistant to Janet Reno and later he served as Reno's counsel. Sacramento is a Spanish- and Portuguese-language word meaning sacrament; it is a common toponym in parts of the world where those tongues were or are spoken. ... Janet Reno (born July 21, 1938) was the first female Attorney General of the United States (1993–2001). ...


Education

Jones is a graduate of DePauw University, Harvard Law School, and Harvard's Kennedy School of Government. Articles with similar titles include DePaul University, a school with a similar spelling. ... Harvard Law School, often referred to in shorthand as Harvard Law or HLS, is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University. ... John F. Kennedy School of Government The John F. Kennedy School of Government is a public policy school and one of the graduate schools of Harvard University. ...


Personal

Assemblyman Jones and his wife, Kim Flores live in Sacramento. Assemblyman and Mrs. Jones have two young children, Isabelle and William. Sacramento is a Spanish- and Portuguese-language word meaning sacrament; it is a common toponym in parts of the world where those tongues were or are spoken. ...


 
 

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