Welcome to my legislative website. It is an honor to have this opportunity to serve my community. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any comments, questions or concerns that you may have with the district—or with your state government.
I represent the city of Bell, which once was considered ground zero for government corruption. City bureaucrats routinely exceeded their job mandates and misused public funds for personal gain. The City Council, meanwhile, fell asleep at the wheel by neglecting to conduct stringent oversight and sometimes even participating in the unseemly activities.
Voters have since replaced those corrupt officials with a new group of reform-minded public servants, but public mistrust of government lingers.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today honored Lakewood resident Dennis Lander as 2015 Veteran of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District.
“Dennis not only served our country heroically in Vietnam but has been a leading advocate for remembering the sacrifices of our fallen troops,” Rendon said. “Dennis is a treasure of our community and I am proud to honor him as Veteran of the Year.”
SACRAMENTO – Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today announced the award of $1 million in tax credits to Paramount-based Weber Metals, Inc. With the support of the tax credit, Weber Metals will add 26 new full-time employees through the California Competes Tax Credit program.
“It is critical that California stay competitive in the international economy we live in,” Rendon said. “This tax credit will help Weber Metals expand its business here in California and continue their innovative work in the global aerospace industry.”
Sacramento, CA – Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) made the following statement after Governor Brown and legislative leaders announced a finalized 2015-16 budget:
I commend Speaker Atkins and Assembly Budget Chair Weber for their leadership in negotiating a budget with Governor Brown that practices fiscal restraint while making key investments in services that benefit working families, students, and the neediest among us.
Change may be coming to millions of California cable TV and broadband users.
A looming $78.7 billion merger between Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications would affect California’s cable TV and broadband markets, with the new entity, called New Charter, serving nearly four of every 10 customers in the state.
“Speaking strictly from the standpoint of an Assembly member, I think it impacts my district and I am concerned about broadband service in low-income communities,” said Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, the chair of the Utilities and Commerce Committee.
Sacramento, CA – Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) today honored Robert Earl’s BBQ, represented by owners Robert Earl and LaTonya Cox, as the 2015 Small Business of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District.
“In just a short time in business, Robert Earl’s BBQ has become a mainstay of our community and an anchor of the restaurant revolution in North Long Beach,” Rendon said. “The devotion Robert and LaTonya put into their work epitomizes the many contributions small business owners make in our everyday lives.”
Assemblyman Anthony Rendon, D-Lakewood, Wednesday honored Robert Earl’s BBQ, represented by owners Robert Earl and LaTonya Cox, as the 2015 Small Business of the Year for the 63rd Assembly District.
“In just a short time in business, Robert Earl’s BBQ has become a mainstay of our community and an anchor of the restaurant revolution in North Long Beach,” Rendon said in a statement. “The devotion Robert and LaTonya put into their work epitomizes the many contributions small business owners make in our everyday lives.”
Legislation Helps Schools Develop Water Infrastructure
Sacramento, CA – The State Assembly yesterday unanimously approved Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) legislation that assists schools with their safe drinking water needs.
“In 2013, California declared a ‘Human Right to Water,’ affirming a state priority to have universal access to safe, clean, and affordable water,” said Rendon, author of Proposition 1, the $7.1 billion water bond voters approved in November 2014. “Now is the time to invest in the health of our children and the integrity of the water systems they rely on at school.”
Update to L.A. River Master Plan Aligns Upper & Lower River Restoration Plans
Sacramento, CA – The State Assembly unanimously voted today to pass Assembly Bill 530, Assemblyman Anthony Rendon’s (D-Lakewood) legislation that spurs much-needed revitalization of the entire L.A. River.
“The L.A. River is a natural resource that all communities in our region should have access to,” Rendon said. “The unanimous support of the Assembly, along with community and elected leaders from throughout Los Angeles County, highlights the wide consensus backing this effort.”
AB 825 Part of Reform Package Establishing New Levels of Transparency and Oversight
Sacramento, CA – The State Assembly today unanimously approved Assembly Bill 825 by Assemblyman Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) to bring increased transparency and independent oversight to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).
“Newspaper headlines on a near daily basis have exposed controversies within the CPUC and highlight the pressing need for transparency and oversight over the commission,” Rendon said. “This proposal makes steps toward reforming the CPUC and restoring the commission’s trust with the public.”