Speeches

One Belt One Road Subnational Forum

ONE BELT ONE ROAD SUBNATIONAL FORUM THURSDAY APRIL 25, 2019 REMARKS AS PREPARED PART 1: CALIFORNIA It is an honor to be here in Beijing for the One Belt, One Road conference, representing California, the westernmost part of the continental United States, with a...

Greek Independence Day at the Capitol

GREEK INDEPENDENCE DAY AT THE CAPITOL CALIFORNIA ASSEMBLY CHAMBERS MARCH 25, 2019 REMARKS AS PREPARED Greek Independence Day happens to fall within Women’s History Month. So I would like to take this opportunity to remember the Greek naval commander and heroine of...

State of the Judiciary

STATE OF THE JUDICIARY CALIFORNIA SENATE CHAMBERS MARCH 19, 2019 REMARKS AS PREPARED Thank you Madam Senator Pro-Tempore for the honor to be here this morning. I’m grateful for the opportunity to add my voice to the chorus of those who today will recognize the...

NARAL Pro-Choice California Luncheon

NARAL PRO-CHOICE CALIFORNIA LUNCHEON MARCH 6, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA REMARKS AS PREPARED In 1792, Mary Wollstonecraft published her seminal work titled “The Vindication of the Rights of Women.” Although she only lived to be 38 years old, she is considered by...

BIZFED SACRAMENTO DAY 2019

BIZFED SACRAMENTO DAY 2019 CALIFORNIA STATE CAPITOL, SACRAMENTO, CA COMMENTS TO LA BIZFED, AS PREPARED FEB 27, 2019 Welcome! It's a pleasure to welcome you to Sacramento today. I’d like to start by saying a few things about the California economy. It is important to...

Inauguration Speech

  AMBASSADOR ELENI KOUNALAKIS INAUGURATION TSAKOPOULOS LIBRARY GALLERIA INAUGURATION SPEECH (AS PREPARED) JANUARY 7, 2019 Governor Newsom and first partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom. We are so honored by your presence here on the day you have taken the helm of our...