Garamendi will discuss his commission's 21st-century agenda and how the development of green technologies, renewable energy and alternative fuels is needed to help stimulate our state's manufacturing, agriculture and international trade industries and create new jobs.
Garamendi will also address how workforce education and training play vital roles in the global market. Garamendi is the first Democrat to officially announce his candidacy for the 2010 California governor's race- The Commonwealth Club of California
John Raymond Garamendi is a U.S. politician and a member of the Democratic Party. He became the 46th Lieutenant Governor of California on January 8, 2007.
He had previously been the California State Insurance Commissioner from 2003 - 2007, having previously been the first occupant of that office from 1991 - 1995. He was the U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Interior from 1995 - 1998.