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Salas Recognizes Hall Ambulance Service as 2016 Small Business of the Year

Hall Ambulance, Inc. provides health services to nearly 90% of Kern County

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) recognized Hall Ambulance Service, Inc. as the 32nd Assembly District’s 2016 Small Business of the Year. Hall Ambulance provides five star Paramedic Ambulance service to nearly 90% of Kern County. While its core focus is providing ground paramedic ambulance care, it also provides air and ground critical care ambulance services and operates an emergency dispatch center.

“Hall Ambulance Service is an example of a small business that has gone above and beyond to benefit our growing community,” said Assemblymember Rudy Salas. “Mayor Hall has worked tirelessly to improve our neighborhoods, focusing his efforts on building ‘unity in the community’ while increasing access to health care services in the Central Valley. I am proud to recognize Hall Ambulance with this well-deserved recognition.”

Assemblymember Salas Issues Statement on May Budget Revision

Governor Brown Releases 2016-2017 Revised Budget Proposal

SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Jerry Brown released a $169.3 billion revised State Budget, which estimates a $1.9 billion decrease in revenue but also includes no spending cuts compared to the January budget proposal.

“I applaud the Governor’s call to be more fiscally prudent and I believe we can do more to protect and advance taxpayer dollars,” said Assemblymember Rudy Salas. “We must continue to invest state funds in our infrastructure to put people to work and strengthen our state economy,” added Salas.

Salas Commends Joe Wright for Years of Dedicated Service to California Veterans

Assemblymember Salas with Joe Wright

HANFORD - Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) issued a statement regarding veteran Joe Wright entering retirement.  After a devoted 31 year career in the military Mr. Joe Wright is set to retire and held a celebration in Hanford to mark the occasion.

“Joe Wright is a veteran who has dedicated his heart, time, and effort to serving veterans throughout the Central Valley,” said Assemblymember Salas. “Joe has spearheaded a number of causes that have brought veterans and their families the resources needed to thrive in the 21st Century.  That’s why I did not hesitate to select him as the 2013 Veteran of the Year for the 32nd Assembly District.”

Salas Honors Jose Ramirez with Latino Spirit Award

Ramirez acknowledged for professional athleticism and advocacy

SACRAMENTO - Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) announced that he and the California Legislative Latino Caucus awarded professional boxer and Avenal native, Jose Ramirez with the 2016 Latino Spirit Award for Achievement in Athletics. Since 2002 the Latino Caucus has held the special celebration to honor Latino men and women who are pioneers in their respective fields having overcome tremendous obstacles and rising to become role models and community leaders.

Salas Legislation to Prioritize Biomass Advances

AB 2700 will promote jobs and keep energy rates affordable

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) announced that his Assembly Bill (AB) 2700 has been approved by the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources with unanimous bi-partisan support.  The bill will require the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to prioritize renewable energy options like biomass and geothermal.

“While the state is providing strong incentives for wind and solar energy, not enough is being done to sustain biomass,” said Assemblymember Salas.  “This bill promotes local jobs and provides farmers a clean and efficient way to produce renewable energy and help improve our air quality.”

Salas Water Storage Bill Approved by Committee

AB 1649 prioritizes storage projects such as Temperance & Sites

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) announced that his Assembly Bill (AB) 1649 has been approved by the Assembly Committee on Water, Parks & Wildlife with bi-partisan support.  The bill directs the state to prioritize surface storage development.

Salas Clean Energy & Jobs Act Advances

AB 2630 seeks to bring renewable energy jobs to the Central Valley

SACRAMENTO - Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) announced his bill, AB 2630, which seeks to unlock renewable energy development and bring much needed jobs to the Central and San Joaquin Valley, has been approved unanimously by the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce.

“Today marks an important step toward bringing renewable energy development and more jobs to the Valley,” said Assemblymember Salas.  ”In my district, we continue to face double digit unemployment rates.  AB 2630 is vital for our economy, our communities and the environment.”

Salas Honors Dr. Sonya Christian as Woman of the Year

Annual Ceremony held in recognition of Women's History Month

SACRAMENTO - Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) and the California State Assembly honored Dr. Sonya Christian as the 32nd Assembly District Woman of the Year. Assemblymember Salas recognized Dr. Christian for her accomplishments as an advocate for continued education during the annual Assembly Floor ceremony.

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