April 1, 2016
"Moving forward, I want to make sure we're in a position to add more funding to adult literacy programs. Right now there are 2.3 million adults in this state who need services so they can actually learn English and be  a part of the work force. But yet, we're only meeting four percent of the need. This year, thanks to the speaker, we were able to add an extra million dollars to the adult literacy education program. But we need up to $17 million to make sure that part of our state and the people who actually need this program get the funding they deserve," Assemblymember Kim said after the assembly passed the 2016 Education Bill.