Press Release

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

AB 560 helps communities most in need qualify for water project funding

SACRAMENTO – Governor Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill (AB) 560, authored by Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), authorizing the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) to expand the eligibility for the state’s safe drinking water funds to severely disadvantaged communities (SDCs) who need the funding for water projects.

Monday, October 2, 2017

AB 188 expands state vehicle retirement program for light-duty trucks

SACRAMENTO – Today, Assembly Bill (AB) 188, authored by Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown.  The bill requires the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to make older, high-polluting pickup trucks eligible for replacement under the state vehicle retirement and replacement program.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
SACRAMENTO – Today, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Assembly Bill (AB) 326, authored by Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield). This bill authorizes the State Board of Barbering and Cosmetology (BBC) to promote awareness among salon professionals on the issues of domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, and elder abuse.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Assemblymember Salas honoring Gold Star Mothers and Families
SACRAMENTO – Yesterday, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) and the Assembly honored and recognized Gold Star Mothers and Families during floor session. Assemblymember Salas was joined by Gold Star Families from around the state, as well as Assemblymember Dante Acosta (R- Santa Clarita), who is a Gold Star Father.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today, during the California Nonprofits Day celebration in Sacramento, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) recognized Clinica Sierra Vista as the 2017 Nonprofit of the Year for the 32nd Assembly District.  Clinica Sierra Vista has provided health care to low-income families in the Central Valley since 1970.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

California Veterans recognized during 10th annual Veteran Recognition Luncheon

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Legislature passes $127.5 billion budget for 2017-18

SACRAMENTO – Today, the legislature approved the Budget Act of 2017.  The $127.5 billion proposal pays down debt and grows the state’s rainy day fund while making significant investments in education, water infrastructure, public safety, and health care.