Press Releases

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.

Assemblymember Salas Secures Major Wins for the Central Valley in the State Budget

$262.6 billion state budget includes dedicated funding for projects throughout the Valley

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), applauded the State Legislature’s passage of the 2021-22 state budget and the significant investments secured for a range of projects and improvements in the Central Valley.