Press Releases

Robert Rivas Elected To Succeed Anthony Rendon as the Next Speaker of the California State Assembly Effective June 30, 2023

SACRAMENTO, CA— Today, the California State Assembly voted to take official action to elect Robert Rivas (D-Hollister) as the 71st Speaker of the legislative body. Under House Resolution 1, Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Lakewood) will continue to serve as Speaker until June 30, 2023, at which point, Speaker Designate Rivas will be sworn in as Speaker.

Robert Rivas Elected as Next Speaker of the California State Assembly

Rivas Secures Unanimous Support from Assembly Democratic Caucus; Will Assume Speakership on June 30, 2023

(SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today, the Assembly Democratic Caucus voted unanimously to elect Assemblymember Robert Rivas as the 71st Speaker of the California State Assembly.

CA Lawmakers Pass AB 1322, Meeting Governor Newsom’s Challenge to Aggressively Reduce Climate Emissions by Leading the Nation on Sustainable Aviation Fuel

AB 1322 (Rivas) requires the California Air Resources Board to develop an incentives-based plan to promote the use of sustainable aviation fuel and other alternatives to jet fuel to reduce the impact of commercial aviation on climate change

(SACRAMENTO, CA) Following the Legislature’s final passage of AB 1322 (R. Rivas) today, Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D-Salinas) and the Coalition for Clean Air released the following statement as the bill heads to the Governor’s desk: