Thursday, March 21, 2013

SACRAMENTO –Speaker John A. Pérez (D-Los Angeles) announced a new Assistant Majority Floor Leader and a new Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee Chair, replacing former Assemblymember Ben Hueso, who was sworn into the Senate today. These appointments are effective immediately.

Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella) will take over the position of Assistant Majority Floor Leader, replacing Assemblymember Anthony Rendon (D-Lynwood).

Assemblymember Rendon is the new Chair of the Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), along with several colleagues, spoke at a recent capitol news conference about a nine bill package of legislation to address the drinking water crisis in California. "Drinking water contamination, especially from groundwater, touches every region of our state, as much in urban communities as rural communities.  In Los Angeles County alone, 89 communities, home to 8.4 million Californians, rely to some extent on an aquifer that is contaminated," said Assemblymember Rendon. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Sacramento, CA – In response to the Governor’s State of the State, Assembly Member Anthony Rendon issued the following statement.

“I applaud Governor Brown for his strong commitment to creating jobs, providing better access to education, expanding affordable health and responsibly managing water. These issues are of vital importance to the constituents of the 63rd Assembly District.  Many of the communities in my district face double-digit unemployment, under-funded schools struggling to meet the needs of students, families facing above-average asthma rates, and residents who can’t get access to reliable, clean and safe drinking water. 

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Sacramento, CA – In response to the Governor’s release of his 2013-14 Budget, Assembly Member Anthony Rendon issued the following statement.

“I applaud Governor Brown for his commitment to education, especially to students who are learning English as a second language.  My district contains many of the communities with students that the Governor is trying to help.  I believe that the Governor’s focus on improving K-12 and Higher Education will be pivotal in preparing students to meet the workforce needs of our state in the future. 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Vows to make high quality public education for all a top priority

(SACRAMENTO) — Professor and small businessman Anthony Rendon (D-Lynwood) today was sworn in as the Assemblymember for the 63rd Assembly District, which includes the communities of Bell, Cudahy, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount and South Gate. The ceremony was held on the Assembly Floor at the State Capitol at noon.

"I am a strong believer that our short- and long-term economic and job growth is dependent on investment in education," said Rendon. "One of my legislative priorities will be to work to ensure that no-cost publicly funded pre-school services for income-qualifying families and high-quality, low-cost public community colleges and universities are made available for all Californians.