Anthony Rendon Elected State Assembly Speaker

(Sacramento) – Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) has been elected the 70th Speaker of the California State Assembly. “We as policymakers have a great deal of work ahead of us to meet the challenges Californians demand we address,” said Speaker-elect Rendon. “With the annual budget process underway, my immediate priority is working with my colleagues to negotiate a budget that represents the values of the people of California.” 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. Here’s more from Speaker-elect Rendon in this Assembly Access video.