Press Release

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.

 

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: http://www.asmdc.org/rendon