News

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Speaker Rendon touts the diverse nature of the Democratic caucus and the importance of working with his colleagues across the aisle.

New Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon doesn't believe the emergence of a less-liberal, more pro-business wing of his big Democratic caucus is going to set off a high-visibility war among Democrats.

"I don't know if the party has ever been monolithic," Rendon said in a telephone interview. "We've always been a big-tent party, with a diversity of viewpoints reflecting the diversity of California."

Thursday, March 3, 2016

George Skelton of the LA Times outlines the potential for the Assembly under new 12-year term limits.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Rendon visits the Sacramento Bee Capitol bureau to discuss his upcoming Speakership.

Monday, January 11, 2016

Rendon speaks with KCRW's Saul Gonzalez about his priorities and goals prior to being elected Speaker.

Monday, January 11, 2016

(Los Angeles) – As the State Assembly was preparing to elect Assemblymember Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) as the next Speaker of the Assembly, KCRW Radio’s Saul Gonzalez sat down with the next Speaker to talk about his priorities and goals. You can hear the entire interview here (5:51):

Saturday, January 9, 2016

Melanie Mason of the LA Times outlines Rendon's life story, philosophical tilt and plans for his speakership.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Last month, South Gate representative Anthony Rendon was tapped to become the next Speaker of the California Assembly, starting in January. This means both houses of the state legislature will soon be led by Latinos - Kevin de León became Senate President pro Tempore last year.

Rendon, a Democrat, has been a member of the Assembly since 2012 where he represents the 63rd District, which stretches from Bell and Cudahy in the north to Long Beach. He's third-generation Mexican-American, the grandchild of immigrants who arrived starting in the 1920s. He grew up in Southern California and attended local colleges and universities.