November 1, 2019
Q&A: Raise UC tuition? Eliminate SAT tests? Board of Regents Chairman John A. Pérez has something to say
"John A. Pérez understands both power and poverty. The son of a sheet-metal worker from Mexico, Pérez grew up in what were the low-income neighborhoods of El Sereno and Highland Park in the 1970s. A labor union organizer, he was elected to the Assembly..."
November 8, 2019
UC defends its best and brightest: its DACA students
"At the University of California, where I chair the Board of Regents, we see the fallacy of that mind-set every day, at each of our 10 campuses, five medical centers and three national laboratories. Immigrant students, scholars and professors have helped make UC the premier public research university system in the nation, the academic home to 65 Nobel Prize winners, and students from 166 countries representing every continent except Antarctica..."
John A. Pérez
May 25, 2014
Column: As Assembly speaker, he helped tame the budget. What’s next for John Pérez?
"John A. Pérez became speaker of the Assembly, arguably the second-most powerful position in California, on March 1, 2010. When he took the oath, the state faced the highest unemployment rate in its recorded history and a budget shortfall of $60 billion..."
Oct. 14, 2019
CalChamber, Business Leaders Join Lt. Governor in Trade Delegation to Mexico
"The delegation attended the first day of a conference entitled: México and California: Building Environmental Resilience Together. For the welcome remarks — in Spanish — to the conference, we heard from the Honorable John A. Pérez, Chairman of the UC Board of Regents and Speaker Emeritus of the California State Assembly."