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:
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.
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.
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.
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.