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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

By Liset Márquez, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

ONTARIO >> Seven months into locals controlling Ontario International Airport, its CEO, Kelly Fredericks, is stepping down, it was announced Wednesday.

Coming out of a closed-door session Wednesday morning, the Ontario International Airport Authority announced Fredericks’ departure is effective immediately. Mark Thorpe, who was hired in August as chief development officer, will serve as interim CEO.

In a statement, OIAA President Alan Wapner alluded to a conflict between Fredericks and the commission.

“Both the commissioners and Kelly acknowledge that their approaches to the direction and management of OIAA differ and that it would be mutually beneficial to part ways as OIAA moves to the next phase of the airport’s development,” Wapner is quoted as saying.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

The Joint hearing of the Assembly Public Employees, Retirement, and Social Security and Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committees, held by Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez, Chair A-PERSS and Senator Ricard Pan, Chair S-PER examined practices at CalPERS in which the organization contracts with cities, towns, counties, special district, Joint Power Authorities, nonprofits, and other organizations for retirement and health benefit administration.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez Honors 2017 District Veteran of the Year

(SACRAMENTO)-  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) this week honored Mr. Frederick Kelly of Chino as the 2017 Assembly District 52 Veteran of the Year in a ceremony at the State Capitol.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

California State Assembly Passes On-Time, Balanced State Budget

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

(San Diego) - Working in the Emergency Medical Services field is very stressful. Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) wrote Assembly Bill 263, the EMS Workers Bill of Rights, to reduce that stress by addressing inadequate rest breaks and violence in the workplace. AB 263 requires private EMS employers to provide 10-minute uninterrupted rest breaks to employees or provide an additional hour’s worth of pay if a rest break is not provided and requires better reporting of workplace violence against EMS providers.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Assemblymember Rodriguez Honors AD-52 Small Business of the Year at State Capitol

 

Thursday, June 1, 2017

(SACRAMENTO)-  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) achieved several legislative victories this week, moving the majority of his legislative package through the State Assembly. Tackling difficult issues, including veteran homelessness, worker rights, college affordability, DMV wait times, and autonomous vehicle safety, Assemblymember Rodriguez has received large support from constituents and Californians alike.