Press Release

Thursday, June 14, 2018

(Sacramento) – The new 2018-19 state budget is a responsible, balanced spending plan which includes a substantial reserve. That’s how California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) described it during the floor debate prior to the vote. “This budget bill touches on every part of California that we love and on the things that we would love to improve,” Speaker Rendon told his colleagues. “This budget is a plan for building something great. It moves us towards the California of our dreams.” Here’s more from the Speaker in this Assembly Access video.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

SACRAMENTO – The California Assembly today approved the state's 2018-19 budget. The balanced, on-time budget includes record funding for schools, emergency funds for local governments to address homelessness, investments to lift children out of poverty, and budget reserves that are larger than the general fund budgets of 33 other states.

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Supplemental funding included in budget bill will clean area parkways and continue accountability efforts

(Sacramento) – Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Assemblymembers Miguel Santiago (D-Los Angeles) and Wendy Carrillo (D-Los Angeles) who represent the areas impacted by Exide, announced today that the State Legislature is poised to approve new funding this afternoon for the improved cleanup of the residential areas around the former-Exide battery recycling plant.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

(Sacramento) – California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Assembly Budget Committee Chair Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) briefed the media on the Assembly’s budget priorities. “We are proud to say our budget plan has $17.1 billion in reserves – larger than the general funds of 34 states,” said Speaker Rendon. “Our plan also invests in California’s future. There are three primary categories of investments in the Assembly’s budget: healthcare, education and homelessness.” Learn more in this Assembly Access video.

Friday, May 11, 2018

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

“Governor Brown’s May Revision shows that the state budget is stronger now than it has ever been, with record reserves and a growing economy that is now the fifth largest in the world. Under the Governor’s plan, next year’s budget reserves would be larger than the entire general fund budget in 34 other states.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement after the California State Transportation Agency awarded L.A. Metro funding for the construction of the West Santa Ana Light Rail Transit Corridor:

Monday, April 9, 2018

(South Gate, CA) – Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) joined Supervisor Hilda Solia and local officials to officially sign the new Lower L.A. River Revitalization Plan, a document that will guide restoration efforts along the river from Maywood to Long Beach. Watch Speaker Rendon’s remarks in this Assembly Access video.