Press Release

Thursday, January 25, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement after Governor Jerry Brown’s State of the State address:

“Governor Brown’s State of the State was a frank and pragmatic speech, and also a very optimistic one. Assembly Democrats have had an outstanding partnership with Governor Brown. We’ll be working hard with him in the coming year to make sure that partnership continues to pay dividends to the people of California.”

Audio from Speaker Rendon’s post-State of the State press availability:

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), a member of the University of California Board of Regents, issued the following statement on the Board’s scheduled vote to raise student fees by 2.7 percent:

“I oppose the fee increase proposed by UC President Janet Napolitano. The budget item presented to the Regents does not make a compelling case that this increase is necessary, and UC's argument that higher fees are actually good for most students is inconsistent with what I’ve heard from students.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

(Los Angeles) – California Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) joined hundreds of thousands others for a massive Women’s March in Los Angeles. With the rallying cry “Hear Our Vote” ringing through the air, the crowd marched through the streets of downtown Los Angeles. Addressing the crowd before the march began Speaker Rendon said, “We will march together! We will work together! We will vote together! And we will win together!” Meantime, millions of women and men were taking part in Women’s marches in cities and towns throughout the United States and around the world. Get more in this Assembly Access video. #WMLA2018 #WomensMarch

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement after Gov. Jerry Brown released his initial budget proposal:

“California’s economic health is stable because of the genius of its people. They removed the 2/3 budget vote that allowed hardliner hostage taking, they provided increased revenues to make important progress, and they elected a Democratic governor and legislature who have repeatedly demonstrated a commitment to responsible progressive investment, fiscal prudence, and debt reduction.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) will lead a delegation of Assemblymembers on a four-day mission to Mexico, California’s neighbor and trading partner, to reinforce the closeness of the relationship. The mission will go from January 10-13, 2018.

“There is no sensible place for barriers between California and Mexico,” Rendon said. “This trip will send a message that California resists isolation and is willing to step up and work with Mexico if the federal administration abdicates that responsibility.”

Friday, January 5, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Assembly Rules Committee Chair Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) released the following statement on the release of documents related to the Legislature’s sexual harassment investigations:

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) and Senate President pro Tempore Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) today announced the formation of a joint committee tasked with creating a bicameral set of additional reforms to improve how the Legislature addresses the issue of sexual harassment and how it can better protect those who report harassment or abuse.