Press Releases

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

SACRAMENTO — Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood), Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee Chair Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley), and Assembly Budget Chair Phil Ting (D-San Francisco) issued the following statement regarding the Legislative Version of the 2021-22 State Budget:

Friday, May 14, 2021

SACRAMENTO— Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 revised budget proposal:

“This budget proposal is perhaps more complex than ever. That is not a downside. It reflects the scope of things we are trying to accomplish in California.

“We have a lot to do, but we have an unusual level of resources. As always, the budget that is signed into law will reflect California’s values. We will put the dollars into the programs that need to be supported.

Thursday, April 8, 2021

SACRAMENTO — Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) announced a $536 million funding plan to help improve California’s resilience to wildfires. They released the following statement:

“With California facing another extremely dry year, it is critical that we get a head start on reducing our fire risk. We are doing that by investing more than half a billion dollars on projects and programs that provide improved fire prevention for all parts of California.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom, Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins (D-San Diego), and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced the establishment of the five-member inaugural board for the California Privacy Protection Agency (CPPA), a new administrative agency charged with protecting the fundamental privacy rights of consumers over their personal information. The CPPA board consists of experts in privacy, technology, and consumer rights.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

SACRAMENTO— Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced the formation of a new Assembly Committee on Emergency Management. This committee will be chaired by Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona). Assemblymember Rodriguez has more than 30 years of experience working as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), and has worked on emergency and disaster issues extensively during his time in the Assembly.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

SACRAMENTO— Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced committee assignments for the 2021-22 legislative session:

Accountability and Administrative Review
Assemblymember Cottie Petrie-Norris, Chair
Assemblymember Jim Patterson, Vice Chair
Assemblymember Autumn Burke
Assemblymember Adam Gray
Assemblymember Tom Lackey
Assemblymember Jose Medina
Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez

Monday, December 7, 2020

I want to start by thanking you for re-electing me as your Speaker.

I'm honored to be chosen again for this office, and I will continue to work to rise to the honor.

I will continue to be a members' Speaker. That is, one who consults with the members and makes decisions for the benefit of the membership.

In addition to being re-elected Speaker, I am of course honored that the people of the 63rd District have chosen me to represent them again.