Press Release

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today released the following statement on the inauguration of Senator Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) as President pro Tempore of the California State Senate:

“Under the leadership of President pro Tem Kevin de Leon, the Assembly and the Senate shared many significant and progressive accomplishments. With the inauguration of former Speaker Toni Atkins as President pro Tem, I believe we are going to build on that record and continue delivering for the people of California.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today released the following statement to announce his opposition to the Cadiz Water Project:

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

(Sacramento) - Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) joined over 40 colleagues for a silent vigil on the steps of the State Capitol to show their solidarity with the thousands of students across the country participating in the National School Walkout to remember the 17 young lives that were lost in a school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Rendon and the others stood silent for 17 minutes to honor each of the young lives lost in the Parkland shooting. “California has always led the way on gun control, but today it was about us as legislators, as staff, as Californians joining the students who are standing up for themselves, standing up for their rights, and standing up for their lives,” said Speaker Rendon. Watch this Assembly Access video to hear more of Speaker Rendon’s remarks:


Thursday, March 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced the launch of a new podcast by Assembly Democrats titled “Look West: How California is Leading the Nation.”

“Constant changes in the media landscape mean we as elected officials must adapt to how we reach the people we represent,” Rendon said. “With nearly 50 million Americans listening to podcasts weekly, it only makes sense for us to go to where our constituents are.”

The first three episodes of “Look West” feature:

Thursday, March 15, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Antony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement to mark the conclusion of informational hearings and the beginning of the next phase of work by the Joint Committee on Rules Subcommittee on Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response:

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Following a year of devastating floods, fires, mudslides and other extreme weather, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr today joined Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León, Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon, Republican Leaders Senator Patricia Bates, Assemblymember Brian Dahle and Senate President pro Tempore-designee Toni Atkins in partnering on solutions this year that will make California more resilient against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change.