Press Releases

Assemblymember Rudy Salas Scores Historic Central Valley Wins

Salas secured new investments for public safety, election reform, and judicial facilities

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) released the following statement on the passage of the AB 179 State Budget trailer bill:

Salas Honors El Puesto Cocina y Cantina as Small Business of the Year

Local restaurant recognized for their role in the community

SACRAMENTO, CA - Assemblymember Salas (D-Bakersfield) honored El Puesto in Bakersfield as the 32nd Assembly District’s Small Business of the Year, acknowledging their service to Kern County residents. El Puesto is a family run restaurant located on a small side street on Mt. Vernon and Brundage Lane in Bakersfield.

Assemblymember Rudy Salas Honors Gold Star Mothers and Families

ACR 152 dedicates September 25th , 2022 as a statewide day of recognition

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Rudy Salas was joined by Gold Star Mothers and families in the State Capitol as Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 152 was passed by the Legislature with unanimous support.

Assemblymember Rudy Salas Honors Army Spc. Juan Miguel Mendez Covarrubias with Memorial Highway Dedication

ACR 157 passed with unanimous support and will memorialize a portion of state highway 198 in Hanford

SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 157, which will designate a portion of State Route 198 in Hanford as the “Army Specialist Juan Miguel Mendez Covarrubias Memorial Highway.” Assemblymember Salas was joined in Sacramento by Spc.

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:|