Press Release

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today honored World War II veteran and Lakewood resident Sam Sachs as the 2017 Veteran of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District.

"Sam helped the world fend off tyranny, then came back home to impact the lives of hundreds of young people as a public school teacher," Speaker Rendon said. "Now in his second century, Sam's bravery, love of his country, and sense of humor continue to be on display for all to see."

Thursday, June 15, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement in support of the 2017-18 state budget:

“This is a budget that does things for people, not to people. With this budget we keep our promises to students, patients, and voters, build on our reserves, and continue California’s progressive momentum.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Horchatería Rio Luna

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today honored Horchatería Rio Luna in Paramount as the 2017 Small Business of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced he has appointed Chula Vista City Councilmember Steve Padilla to the California Coastal Commission and reappointed Commissioner Carole Groom.

Padilla, a Democrat, serves on the Chula Vista City Council. He was first elected in 1994 and served two terms. In 2002, he was elected Mayor, serving until 2006. He previously served as a member of the California Coastal Commission from 2005-2007. He replaces San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox, whose term expired.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement on the release of the May budget revision:

“This is a better budget than the one the Governor proposed in January, and it shows the benefits of the responsible approach that we’ve been taking. While revenues are below what was projected, the state’s fiscal position is strong, giving us the flexibility to avoid cuts and to make targeted investments.

Thursday, May 4, 2017

SACRAMENTO —Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives passed Trumpcare:

“Today’s vote on Trumpcare proves that cowardice must be a pre-existing condition. Kevin McCarthy and California Republicans in Congress chose Donald Trump and Paul Ryan over the needs of their own constituents. They should be ashamed and they must be held accountable.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement after the State Auditor released an audit on the University of California Office of the President:

“The audit of the UC Office of the President appears to have uncovered the same kind of budgetary misrepresentations and executive excess that we’ve seen before with the State Parks Department and the Public Utilities Commission. There are many questions that need to be answered—and answered honestly.