Candidate for State Comptroller Malia Cohen shares the true secret of currency in politics
Ballot papers for mail in the primary election were distributed by state election offices on 9 May. Malia Cohen will recognize the name in this form, she is currently running for state supervisor this year.
The first elections will be held on June 7. The elected state controller will be called the state’s chief fiscal officer, who will head the department with 1,400 employees.
The California Black Media (CBM) held a discussion with Cohen on Tuesday, May 10th. Cohen’s chairman of the board chaired the San Francisco City and County Supervisory Board before being elected to the Equalization Council.
“In general, I don’t think people know where their taxes are spent, and it’s huge. Access to information is the main currency when it comes to politics – when it comes to business.
Cohen suggested expanding access by providing in different languages financial information relevant to her platform as a state controller. She added that there are differences in dialect even in the African diaspora.
In a previous interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel, Cohen shared her experience of being on the California Equalization Board. Cohen worked on commissions that deal directly with the problems of the collective community. It represented more than 10 million people living in 23 different counties of California.
As an experienced component of local and state policy, Cohen seeks to protect the wealth of the future, including programs spanning Generation Z. To date, young people between the ages of 9 and 24, according to Forbes, have indirect payments of up to $ 143 billion.
Cohen is a native of California; she was born in San Francisco. She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Fisco in Nashville, Tennessee, and a master’s degree in public policy and management from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Some of her priorities include fairness in the tax code and to make people understand that tax breaks are available to help everyone.