Speaker-Elect Rendon Statement on State of the State Address

For immediate release:

Rendon commends the Governor for his emphasis on responsible budgeting and his willingness to work with the Legislature on strategic investments.

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Speaker-Elect Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) issued the following statement after Governor Brown delivered the State of the State address:

“I was pleased the Governor continued his emphasis on responsible budgeting, while also exhibiting a willingness to work with the Legislature on strategic investments that move us toward a better state for all. Among them is his call to focus on our infrastructure – our parks, schools, roads and public facilities – that has been neglected far too long.

“As the Assembly embarks on our budget committee and subcommittee process, I welcome all Californians to submit input to their representatives so the final budget can truly be a document that embodies our values as Californians.”

Audio of Rendon’s opening remarks after State of the State address. (:39)

Audio of Rendon saying transportation infrastructure investment is crucial to the state’s future. (:26)

Rendon is serving in his second term representing the 63rd Assembly District, which includes the cities and communities of Bell, Cudahy, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, North Long Beach, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount, and South Gate.

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