Strengthening Our Economy

Invested in Infrastructure to Create New Jobs

Under my leadership, the county invested in the Coachella Valley to create thousands of new jobs while improving public services. The effort helped strengthen the economy, improve the I-10 interchanges, make our communities safer and expand access to health care.

My Pro-jobs Policies Earned me 100% Ratings from the California Chamber of Commerce.

Created Jobs Through Solar Energy

Worked to create new jobs in Riverside County by promoting renewable energy such as wind and solar.  

Encouraged New Hiring Through Tax Credits.

Helped enact a temporary tax incentive to aid small businesses that created new jobs, saving them millions of dollars. 

Boosted the Tourism Economy

By supporting activities like the Amgen Tour of California bike race, the Palm Springs International Film Festival and many other events, I helped bring millions of tourism dollars to our region.

Protect and Grow Manufacturing Jobs

Helped establish the Riverside County Manufacturers and Exporters Association to support local manufacturers and provide networking opportunities for exporters.

Backed Fast-Track Permit Processing to Speed Job Creation.

Co-authored a measure calling on the state to adopt “fast-track” legislation to process permits from business owners and developers in just 90 days.