Press Release

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

(Sacramento) – California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) says he’s proud of the climate change legislation approved by the State Legislature. “With this important package we are continuing California’s global leadership on climate change and we are protecting the public health by improving air quality in communities throughout our state,” Speaker Rendon said. “Like all compromises, there are things in the cap-and-trade bill not to like, but there are a lot of things in the package as a whole to like.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), Assemblymembers Cristina Garcia (D-Bell Gardens) and Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Governor Jerry Brown and a bipartisan group of legislators gathered in the State Capitol to mark the passage of Assembly Bills 398 and 617 and Assembly Constitutional Amendment 1. Together this landmark package of legislation will balance our economic, health and environmental concerns as California works to reach its climate targets and improve the lives of all residents.

Monday, July 17, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today released the following statement on the Assembly passing the air quality improvement and cap-and-trade extension package:

“With this important package we are continuing California’s global leadership on climate change and we are protecting the public health by improving air quality in communities throughout our state.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today honored the Southeast-Rio Vista YMCA, a Maywood multi-service organization, as the 2017 Nonprofit of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) is cheering the State Legislature’s approval of $100 million in Proposition 1 funding for restoration of the 51-mile L.A. River. “Study after study has shown communities with green space and community parks have significantly reduced health risks, including lower rates of cancer, asthma and obesity,” Speaker Rendon said. “I’ve advocated for restoring the L.A.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) applauded the Legislature for approving $100 million in Proposition 1 funding for restoration of the 51-mile L.A. River, a priority for the Assembly in state budget negotiations.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement on health care:

“Yesterday, Republicans in the U.S. Senate released a cynical plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act, posing a real and immediate threat to millions of Californians who only have health coverage because of the ACA.

“Preparing California to meet this threat must be the top health care priority for the Legislature, Governor Brown, and organizations that advocate for increasing access to health care.