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Committee of the Whole on the State Budget Agenda

May 26, 2020
California State Assembly
Proceedings of the Committee of the Whole
on the State Budget

Floor Session
Call to Order – 1:00 p.m.

Hon. Anthony Rendon, Speaker of the Assembly
Hon. Kevin Mullin, Speaker pro Tempore

Speaker Rendon Reacts to State of the State Address

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom delivered his 2020 State of the State address:

“I was glad to hear Governor Gavin Newsom devote so much of his State of the State speech to homelessness and glad that he recognizes that our most intransigent problem is one that we will not conquer with solutions on any single front.

Speaker Rendon Statement on Budget Proposal

SACRAMENTO— Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D- Lakewood) today released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s initial budget proposal:

“California’s challenge in hammering out a budget in good economic times is finding a way to embrace and prolong our progress, while securing our fiscal future.

Speaker Rendon Statement on LAO Budget Outlook

SACRAMENTO— Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D- Lakewood) today released the following statement in response to the Legislative Analyst’s Office annual fiscal outlook:

“The Legislative Analyst’s fiscal estimates give California’s leadership a lot to be happy about. It’s fair to say that this independent report card reminds us that the Legislature has done a great job in recent years of establishing budgets that attend to California’s current needs while prudently setting aside reserves for the future.

Speaker Rendon’s Statement on Governor’s Signing of Senate Bill 307

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement on the signing of SB 307, requiring additional state review of the Cadiz Water Project in the Mojave Desert:

"I want to applaud Governor Gavin Newsom for signing this important bill into law. It guarantees appropriate oversight of a proposed water project that has the potential for causing long-lasting environmental damage. 

Speaker Rendon Reacts to Gov. Newsom’s Budget Proposal

(Sacramento) - Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) issued the following statement after Gov. Gavin Newsom released his initial budget proposal:

“Years of smart budgeting by legislative Democrats and Gov. Jerry Brown give us a healthy fiscal picture and the opportunity to expand economic opportunity for all.