Eric Linder has long been dedicated to keeping our community it a great, safe place to live. When local elected officials wanted to raise taxes, Eric helped establish the Corona Taxpayers Association.
Six years ago, Eric was elected to represent the 60th District in the California State Assembly, which encompasses the Riverside County cities of Corona, Norco, Riverside, Eastvale and Jurupa Valley. It was his first campaign for elected office.
In the State Assembly, his wealth of business experience and private sector understanding gave Linder a front-line appreciation for the indispensable work of California’s job creators, as well as the terrible toll that high taxes, complex red tape and burdensome regulations have on small businesses.
Assemblyman Linder co-authored the legislation funding the new UC Riverside School of Medicine, the state’s first new public medical school in 40 years.
This was one of Linder’s top priorities, because it will ensure that the region will have more physicians and better health care access for Inland Empire residents, while simultaneously establishing an economic anchor and stimulating the local economy as much as $150 million every year.
Assemblyman Linder served as the Vice-Chairman of the influential Assembly Transportation Committee, where he successfully blocked the gas tax from passing during his tenure. In addition, Eric served as Vice-Chairman of Government Organization Committee, while also serving on other key policy committees including Higher Education and Local Government.