Welcome to the Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy

Committee Jurisdiction: Primary jurisdictions are business advocacy within California and the United States; business advocacy of import/export trade; California-Mexico relations; California overseas trade offices; Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development; development and expansion of new technologies, except energy; development of international high tech markets; economic disaster relief; economic impact reports; effect of balance of trade issues on California; expansion of overseas markets; foreign investments by California; foreign investments in California; impacts of federal budget on high tech projects; impacts of federal budget on international trade; industrial innovation and research; international capital, including capital formation; international trade, research and import/export finance; interstate commerce; seaports and physical infrastructure; sister state agreements and friendship agreements with other nations; small business development and operations; state and local economic development; women and minority business enterprises (WBME).

The Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy (JEDE) is located in the Legislative Office Building, 1020 N Street, Room 359 and the phone number is (916) 319-2090.   You can communicate with the committee by using this email:  jede@asm.ca.gov 

Letters of support and opposition to bills being heard by the Committee are required to be submitted at least seven calendar days prior to the hearing.  Please check the JEDE Hearings Web Page for hearing dates and measures on file.  The Committee accepts letters submitted online (https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/ ), and through the mail  (JEDE Committee, State Capitol, Sacramento, CA 95814).
NOTE:  If you are having problems in access the online letter submittal portal, try changing your browser to Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. 


Information Hearings:  Submit recommendations to JEDE@asm.ca.gov


Bill Hearings:  For information on how to submit a position letter please see the 
Advocacy Quick Reference Guide
Submit Position Letter


Important COVID-19 Information

We encourage the public to provide written testimony before the hearing by visiting https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/. Please note that any written testimony submitted to the committee is considered public comment and may be read into the record or reprinted.

The hearing room will be open for attendance of this hearing, but the public is strongly encouraged to participate via the web portal and watch the hearing from its live stream on the Assembly’s website at https://www.assembly.ca.gov/todaysevents.

Any member of the public attending a hearing in the Capitol or 1021 O Street (Swing Space) is encouraged to wear a mask at all times while in the building. We encourage the public to monitor the committee’s website for updates.

Committee Room

Contact Information

Assembly Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee
1020 N Street, Room 359
Sacramento, California 95814
916.319.2090 phone
916.319.2190 fax
Members & Staff

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