...
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.

...
Need Help with EDD?

The coronavirus pandemic has left millions of California workers unemployed. For assistance with EDD, please fill out the following form so that my office may better assist you with your case.

...
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.

California 9-1-1 Dispatchers Honor Assemblymember Salas as “Legislator of the Year”

CALNENA recognizes Salas for his work on behalf of emergency first responders

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association (CALNENA) and over 8,000 9-1-1 emergency dispatchers across the state of California, presented Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) with their first ever Legislator of the Year Award.

Salas Announces Public Safety Telecommunicators Week To Honor California Dispatchers

ACR 63 Presentation on the Assembly Floor

SACRAMENTO – Today, the California State Assembly passed with unanimous, bipartisan support, Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 63, which designates the week of April 11, 2021 to April 17, 2021, as California Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) authored this resolution to honor the incredible service of California’s 9-1-1 dispatchers who have dedicated their lives and careers to helping others.

Assemblymember Salas Landmark EDD Reform Legislation Advances

AB56 Fact Sheet Graphic


SACRAMENTO, CA –Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the advancement of Assembly Bill (AB) 56, a bipartisan bill, which will overhaul the Employment Development Department (EDD) to speed up unemployment insurance claims, protect Californians from identity theft, stop rampant fraud of the unemployment insurance system, and ensure that California is ready to meet the next crisis.

Salas Calls for Statewide Mental Health Director for Seniors in New Legislation

AB 383 Picture Info Graphic


SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) commended the advancement of Assembly Bill (AB) 383, which passed unanimously with bipartisan support out of the Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care. AB 383 would establish an Older Adult Mental Health Services Administrator to integrate, improve and increase mental health services for older adults.

Salas Announces Over $6 Million in Water Infrastructure Improvements for Stratford

Stratford Funing Letter

SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the decision by the State Water Resources Control Board to award the City of Stratford with $6,568,100 in financing for the Stratford Public Utility District’s Wastewater Facilities Improvement Project, which will help build a new treatment and disposal system that is affordable to ratepayers and addresses aging infrastructure to ensure proper management of the facility.

Assemblymember Salas Expands Job Opportunities for Military Spouses

Expanding Jobs for Military Spouses AB17 Graphic

SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the advancement of Assembly Bill (AB) 107, which passed unanimously with bipartisan support out of the Assembly Business and Professions Committee. AB 107 will expedite the process of relicensing certain jobs for military spouses and expand the job opportunities that military spouses qualify for, while easing the burdens placed on families serving our nation.

Assemblymember Salas Honors Mari Pérez-Dowling as “2021 Woman of the Year”

BAKERSFIELD – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) proudly recognized Mari Pérez-Dowling, the President and CEO of the United Way of Kern County, as Woman of the Year for Assembly District 32. Ms. Pérez-Dowling is the first Latina to serve in her role as President and CEO at United Way of Kern and has championed efforts to reduce homelessness and food insecurity, and has supported free income tax assistance and early childhood literacy programs that have benefited countless families throughout the Central Valley.

Assemblymember Salas Celebrates Vaccine Clinics Across the Valley

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) visited with frontline health workers, community members, and local leaders at vaccine clinics in Arvin, Wasco, and Delano, celebrating the 34,000 vaccine doses that were secured for the Central Valley.

Assemblymember Salas Uncovers Hidden Housing Fees with New Transparency Bill

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) has introduced legislation – Assembly Bill (AB) 119, which will increase transparency around direct fees that are often revealed late in the homebuying process and can create economic barriers for hard working families who are looking to purchase a house.

Subscribe to