Press Releases

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement on the resignation of Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas:

“My colleagues and I wish Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas all the best going forward as he deals with his health challenges. The Assembly will continue to assist the residents of the 54th Assembly District until a new Assemblymember is seated.”

Website of Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon: https://speaker.asmdc.org/

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement after the Board of Regents of the University of California released its fact-finding report on audit interference by the UC Office of the President:

Thursday, November 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement on the federal Republican tax plan:

Friday, September 15, 2017
SACRAMENTO — The California State Assembly today gave final approval to a series of measures that mark the most significant action to address California’s housing affordability in decades. The affordable housing package, which now awaits action by Governor Jerry Brown, includes bills preserving existing affordable housing stock and streamlining the zoning and construction of affordable housing.
Thursday, September 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement after the Assembly passed a series of measures aimed at addressing California’s affordable housing crisis:

“Today we took a step toward addressing a housing crisis that has been plaguing California for years. The package of bills we approved today addresses funding, project streamlining, stricter enforcement, and real accountability – all the affordable housing elements necessary to help more Californians pay the rent or buy a house. This isn’t a package built of straw or twigs – this package is brick solid.

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Legislative leaders and Governor Jerry Brown have agreed to provide $30 million in assistance to Dreamers in response to President Trump’s recent decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

“We will not let one man with xenophobic tendencies undercut years of progress we have made in California to integrate these young adults into our society and economy,” said Senator President pro Tempore Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles). “California is their home and they are our future.”

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

SACRAMENTO — Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) released the following statement after President Donald Trump exercised executive authority to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program: