Jerome Horton, chairman of the California Board of Equalization, was taken from a board meeting by ambulance to Mercy General Hospital on Wednesday.
A BOE spokeswoman confirmed Horton’s departure and said, “They’ve run tests and he’s doing well.”
The board released no other information.
The five-member board oversees an agency of roughly 4,400 employees who collect sales, use, excise taxes and other fees. Horton, 58, is a former Democratic Assemblyman from Inglewood. He was appointed to the Board of Equalization in 2009 and has twice won reelection.
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