Press Releases

Assemblymember Salas Announces Local Scholarship Recipients in Kern County

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

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) congratulated the 55 students from across the state who were selected to receive a 2022 California Latino Legislative Caucus Foundation (CLLCF)scholarship worth $5,000. In its eighth year, the CLLCF Scholarship Program received 1,042 applications.

Assemblymember Salas Passes Sweeping Audit of CSU Sexual Harassment Policies

Historic group of 40+ bipartisan legislators signed on in support of Salas’ audit investigation

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), Chair of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, passed a substantial audit request, which will direct the California State Auditor’s Office to review California State University’s handling of sexual harassment and violence allegations.

Assemblymember Salas Votes to Deliver Another On-Time State Budget

The balanced budget increases support for students, working families, small businesses, and infrastructure

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) released the following statement on the passage of the 2022-23 state budget:|

Assemblymember Salas Issues Sweeping Audit of CSU Sexual Harassment Policies

Historic group of 40+ bipartisan legislators sign on supporting Salas’ audit investigation

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), Chair of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, announced his submission of a substantial audit request, which will direct the California State Auditor to review California State University’s handling of sexual harassment and violence allegations.

Assemblymember Salas Awarded 2022 Health Center Champion Award

California Health+ Advocates honor Salas for his commitment to health centers and expanding access to care

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) was awarded the 2022 Health Center Champion Award by the California Health+ Advocates, who represent more than 1,300 community health centers that prove high-quality, comprehensive care to 7.2 million Californians each year.

Assemblymember Salas’ Neighborhood Cops Bill Passes Committee Unanimously

AB 2062 passes the Assembly Committee on Public Safety with unanimous bipartisan support

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the bipartisan passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 2062, which will provide $50 million in grant funds to help hire peace officers who agree to live and work in local, underserved communities that are experiencing high rates of violent crime.

Assemblymember Salas Awarded the Bakersfield College Foundation Service Medal

Salas honored at Bakersfield Colleges’ 14th annual Sterling Silver Dinner

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) was awarded the Bakersfield College Foundation’s Service Medal at their 14th annual Sterling Silver dinner for his dedication towards the school’s development and success in educating Central Valley communities. Salas has long championed the importance of education and the benefits of pursuing a higher education.