Speaker Rendon Statement on Assemblymember Roger Hernández

Friday, July 1, 2016

Speaker Rendon Statement on Assemblymember Roger Hernández

SACRAMENTO—Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) released the following statement regarding the judge's decision on the restraining order for Assemblymember Roger Hernández:

"Domestic abuse is deplorable. Today, after a thorough process, the judge reviewing the allegations against Assemblymember Roger Hernández stated that she found those allegations credible. Assemblymember Hernández has problems in his personal life that need to be addressed, and he should focus on resolving them. Accordingly, I will be removing Assemblymember Hernández from his committee assignments in the Assembly."

CONTACT: Dave Sebeck, (916) 719-5249, david.sebeck@asm.ca.gov