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Filipino-American becomes first Asian American woman mayor of California town

[서울=아시아뉴스통신] 레악카나기자 송고시간 2022-01-09 02:05

Artesia, California Mayor Melissa Ramoso. (Photo from Facebook)

[Asia News = Reporter Reakkana] Longtime Democratic Party stalwart Melissa Ramoso is now the first Filipino and Asian American woman mayor of Artesia, California. The Southeast LA County town of 17,000 is about 10% Filipino, with many Filipino-owned small businesses.

Ramoso has worked for several lawmakers and has been active in a number of Filipino American Democratic groups. Ramoso spelled out her mayoral priorities: keeping Artesia residents and employees safe and healthy and the city government financially sound.


 

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