Press Releases

Assemblymember Salas Issues Sweeping Audit of CSU Sexual Harassment Policies

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

SACRAMENTO – 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.

Assemblymember Salas Honors Raji Brar as 2022 Woman of the Year

Community leader and businesswoman recognized on International Women’s Day

BAKERSFIELD, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) recognized Raji Brar as the 2022 Woman of the Year for the 32nd Assembly District, honoring her accomplishments as a community leader, philanthropist, and local business owner in Kern County. Ms.

Salas Introduces Bill to Keep Kids Safe and Help Prevent Child Abuse

AB 2602 will empower local communities to provide quality childhood safety programs

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) introduced AB 2602, which will boost revenue for the “Have a Heart, Be a Star, Help Our Kids” (Kids Plate) program and support county child abuse prevention services, increase local childcare provider recruitment, and fund children’s safety programs across California.

Over $2.6 Million Coming to Kern and Kings County for Water Efficiency Projects

The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program awards $2.6 million in funds to local farms and ranches

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) applauded the over $2.6 million in funding for the installation of efficient irrigation systems at local farms and ranches in Kern and Kings County. 15 projects in the district have been selected to receive the $2,675,765 from the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP).

 

Salas Seeks to Invest Millions in Neighborhood Teachers

AB 2489 will offer funding to attract & retain local teachers in high priority schools

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) introduced AB 2489, which will provide $50 million in grant funds to teachers who work at and live near underserved and understaffed schools.

Assemblymember Salas Seeks to Create Neighborhood Cops to Improve Public Safety

AB 2062 will offer funding to attract & retain local police officers in counties with high homicide rates

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