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Inventory of the March K. Fong Papers
LP159; LP161  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: March K. Fong Papers
    Inventory: LP159; LP161
    Creator: Fong, March K.
    Repository: California State Archives
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Publication Rights

    For permission to reproduce or publish, please contact the California State Archives. Permission for reproduction or publication is given on behalf of the California State Archives as the owner of the physical items. The researcher assumes all responsibility for possible infringement which may arise from reproduction or publication of materials from the California State Archives collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], March K. Fong Papers, LP159; LP161, California State Archives.

    Biography

    March K. Fong, a Democrat, was first elected in 1966 to represent the 15th Assembly District, a portion of Alameda County, and was successfully reelected for three additional terms. Mrs. Fong's primary legislative interests have included education, including more state aid for schools, tax incentives to encourage broader participation in the economic development of human and material resources, training programs for the employment needs of modern society, programs to encourage constructive use of leisure time, homeowner's tax relief, conservation and environmental quality, and consumer protection and safety. In 1974 Mrs. Fong ran for and was elected to the Office of the Secretary of State.