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SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) is authoring new legislation that will improve the way law enforcement hires its officers. Assembly Bill (AB) 1299 will help make sure that local departments do not hire problematic officers who have a history of serious misconduct.
BAKERSFIELD, CA – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) and the California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF) announced that 52 students across the state have been selected to receive a 2020 CLLCF scholarship worth $5,000. Two of these students were selected by Assemblymember Salas to each receive a scholarship.
SACRAMENTO, – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) recognized the important funding coming to both agricultural and affordable housing for former foster youth in the Central Valley, which was secured in the 2019-2020 state budget.
HANFORD, CA - Last Friday, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) was joined by community partners in Kings County, including Hanford Mercado & Carniceria Del Valle and the Professional Latín American Association, to distribute bags of essential items to families in need.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assembly Bill (AB) 2549, authored by Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), passed with bipartisan support out of the Assembly Business and Professions Committee. The bill streamlines and recognizes specific licenses earned in other states for jobs when military spouses move to California. Military spouses will have the opportunity to qualify for their licenses by passing California licensure tests in an expedited manner.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assembly Bill (AB) 2277, authored by Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) to protect the millions of children who have not received required blood lead screening tests, passed out of the Assembly Committee on Health unanimously with bipartisan support.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Last week, Assembly Bill 3205 (AB 3205), authored by Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), passed unanimously out of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee.
SACRAMENTO – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) released further details on Assembly Bill 1842 (AB 1842), also known as the California Works and Recovery Act. This legislation is supported by a wide coalition of pro-job Democrats including Assemblymembers Joaquin Arambula, Jim Cooper, Jim Frazier, Eduardo Garcia, Mike Gipson, Timothy Grayson, Jose Medina, Cottie Petrie-Norris, James Ramos, Freddie Rodriguez, Blanca Rubio, Sharon Quirk-Silva and Senator Cathleen Galgiani. This legislation outlines historic revitalization options and economic opportunities for workers, families, and small businesses, while expanding job opportunities to help those affected by the pandemic-induced recession.
SACRAMENTO, – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom released a $203.3 billion overall spending plan, $19 billion less spending than in the previous January proposal due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic which has caused a nationwide recession.