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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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.

Salas Delivers $15 Million to Create the First-Ever Dolores Huerta Cultural Center

Local leaders celebrate funding in the state budget to create the new cultural center in Bakersfield


BAKERSFIELD, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined legendary civil rights leader Dolores Huerta, representatives from Self-Help Enterprises and community organizations, to celebrate the $15 million secured in the 2021-2022 state budget to build the first-ever Dolores Huerta Peace and Justice Cultural Center in downtown Bakersfield.


Assemblymember Salas Celebrates Clean Vehicle Giveaway in Kern County

10 electric vehicles donated to local nonprofits during “Tune In Tune Up” event

ARVIN – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) joined Electrify America, Valley Clean Air Now (Valley CAN), United Way of Kern and the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District for the Tune In Tune Up event at Arvin High School, which provides Valley-area drivers with a free vehicle emissions test.

Assemblymember Salas Hosts “Stuff the Bus” School Drive in Hanford

Kings County Lions Club & community organizations come together to help local students

HANFORD – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) hosted a back-to-school “Stuff the Bus” school supply drive in Hanford to collect donations and distribute supplies to benefit local students.

Assemblymember Salas Brings Home $6 Million for Bakersfield College

Funding in the state budget will be used to expand nursing, healthcare training and student support programs

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), applauded the Governor signing Assembly Bill (AB) 132, the higher education budget bill, which includes a $6 million direct investment in Bakersfield College (BC) to expand and implement workforce training programs related to nursing and

Assemblymember Salas Presents MAOF with $1.3 Million for Local Skill Center

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation receives direct funding in the 2021-2022 state budget

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) presented the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF) with a novelty check representing the $1.3 million in direct funding for their skill center in Bakersfield, secured in the 2021-2022 state budget.

Assemblymember Salas Announces Local Scholarship Winners in the Valley

Two students win $5,000 scholarships from the California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation

SACRAMENTO –Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) congratulated the 51 students from across the state who were selected to receive a 2021 California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) scholarship worth $5,000. In its seventh year, the CLLCF Scholarship Program received 762 applications.

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