Veteran Resources

Through their service to our country, veterans have earned a wide range of benefits. My office has compiled a list of services and resources for our veteran community and their families.

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Valley Fever Resources and Initiatives

To fight this growing epidemic, learn how my office is dedicated to fighting this disease through improved medical training, strengthening worker protections, and streamlining the reporting and confirming of Valley Fever cases.

Salas Delivers $8 Million for Public Safety Infrastructure in Kings County

The 2022-23 State Budget includes $6 million for the Kettleman City pedestrian bridge and $2 million for Lemoore Volunteer Fire Department upgrades

KETTLEMAN CITY, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) presented a ceremonial check for $6 million to Kings County community leaders, law enforcement, students and teachers to celebrate this historic investment to complete a new pedestrian bridge in Kettleman City.

Salas Bill to Increase Mental Health Services Signed into Law

Assembly Bill 2581 speeds up and streamlines health provider credentialing

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the signing of Assembly Bill (AB) 2581, which will increase access to mental health and autism services by requiring health care service plans to credential mental health providers within 60 days.

Salas Secures $8 Million Investment for New Career Training Center

Local leaders, students, and community members joined in celebrating new state funding

BAKERSFIELD – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) presented the Farmworker Institute of Education and Leadership Development (FIELD) with a novelty check representing the $8 million in direct funding for FIELD’s new career training center to bolster th

Salas’s Landmark Kern Citizens Redistricting Commission Signed into Law

Assembly Bill 2494 creates a public citizen-run independent redistricting commission

KINGS COUNTY – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the signing of Assembly Bill (AB) 2494, which will reform the Kern County redistricting process by creating an independent redistricting commission modeled after the Statewide commission that voters approved in 2008.

Assemblymember Rudy Salas Joins Backpack Giveaways throughout Kings County

Salas was joined by local leaders and community members in Lemoore, Armona, Corcoran, and Hanford

Kings County, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) was joined by local nonprofits, businesses, and community members at back-to-school backpack giveaways in Lemoore, Armona, Corcoran, and Home Gardens to distribute school supplies to local students and their families.

Salas Secures $5.5 Million for Kings County Fire Department for Lifesaving Upgrades

The Kings County Fire Department receives direct funding in the 2022-23 state budget

ARMONA, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) presented the Kings County Fire Department (KCFD) with a novelty check representing the $5.5 million in direct funding for the purchase of new fire truck engines and new firefighting equipment.

Assemblymember Rudy Salas Scores Historic Central Valley Wins

Salas secured new investments for public safety, election reform, and judicial facilities

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) released the following statement on the passage of the AB 179 State Budget trailer bill:

Salas Honors El Puesto Cocina y Cantina as Small Business of the Year

Local restaurant recognized for their role in the community

SACRAMENTO, CA - Assemblymember Salas (D-Bakersfield) honored El Puesto in Bakersfield as the 32nd Assembly District’s Small Business of the Year, acknowledging their service to Kern County residents. El Puesto is a family run restaurant located on a small side street on Mt. Vernon and Brundage Lane in Bakersfield.

Assemblymember Rudy Salas Honors Gold Star Mothers and Families

ACR 152 dedicates September 25th , 2022 as a statewide day of recognition

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rudy Salas was joined by Gold Star Mothers and families in the State Capitol as Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 152 was passed by the Legislature with unanimous support.

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