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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

(SACRAMENTO)-  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) has introduced Assembly Bill 1102 which would prohibit a hospital from retaliating against nurses who refuse to violate mandated nurse-to-patient safety ratios. Often times, nurses are asked to accept staffing assignments that would force them to go over the acceptable ratio which places nurses and patient at risk.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

As you may have read in the paper this morning, last night a young boy was killed during a drive-by shooting in Pomona. While the police search for answers, my wife and I extend our deepest condolences to the family. Losing a child is every parent’s greatest fear and this shooter will be brought to justice.  These acts impact an entire community; and to think that my own grandchildren were outside playing on this same block prior to the incident.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

(SACRAMENTO)-  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) today introduced the Safe Innovation Act to better protect Californians from serious harm as companies test autonomous vehicle technology. Assembly Bill 623 (Rodriguez) will put needed safety measures in place to allow the Department Of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to better monitor and respond to malfunctions in the software and technology of autonomous vehicles being tested around California.  

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) unveiled the Emergency Medical Service Workers Bill of Rights during an event at the State Capitol. Assembly Bill 263 (Rodriguez) will provide thousands of EMS workers critical to the infrastructure of California’s healthcare system with adequate workplace protections. These rights include rest and meal breaks, protections against assault while on duty, and critical access to mental healthcare after being exposed to severe trauma.

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

(SACRAMENTO)-  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) today unveiled the Emergency Medical Service Workers Bill of Rights during an event at the State Capitol. Assembly Bill 263 (Rodriguez) will provide thousands of EMS workers critical to the infrastructure of California’s healthcare system with adequate workplace protections.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

What:  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) will unveil the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Workers Bill of Rights.

Who: Assemblymember Rodriguez will be joined by members of the Assembly Committee on Health and the Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment, the UC Berkeley Labor Center, and EMS workers. 

When: Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 - 10:00-10:45am

Where: California State Capitol, Room 317

Sunday, January 29, 2017

IRWINDALE >> On most days, Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez puts on a suit and tie and heads off to his office in the state Capitol to craft legislation and represent his constituents in Pomona, Chino, Montclair and Ontario.

But three or four times a month, Rodriguez, D-Chino, puts on a blue uniform and sturdy boots and drives from his home in Pomona to Irwindale, where he reports for duty as an emergency medical technician at American Medical Response, or AMR, an ambulance company.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) says he was very impressed with the Governor’s annual speech to a joint session of the State Legislature. “It was full of energy and he really wants to get to work,” said Assemblymember Rodriguez. “But what really got to me was his key phrase about California defending the nation. During these times, we’re going to need that.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Friday, January 20, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) -  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) has been named a member of the following committees today by Speaker Anthony Rendon: