(SACRAMENTO)- Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) presented Assembly Concurrent Resolution 87, recognizing Emergency Medical Services Week as May 21st – May 27th, 2017. The measure was approved by the Assembly unanimously and was coauthored by 66 legislators. Assemblymember Rodriguez was joined by representatives from California Ambulance Association, United EMS Workers AFSCME Local 4911, Cal Fire medical teams, the California Highway Patrol Central Valley Operations Unit, Sacramento Fire Department, American Medical Response, Emergency Nurses Association, and the California Professional Firefighters.
“California is home to over 80,000 career and volunteer emergency medical service personnel who treat over 2 million Californians a year. As many of you know, I have been an Emergency Medical technician for over 30 years and can attest to the true professionalism and passion these individuals bring to their work. Working long hours, missing special moments with families and friends, and putting their own lives on the line is just part of the job. This resolution is to commend them for their sacrifice and dedication” Rodriguez said while presenting the Resolution.
Assemblymember Rodriguez (Twitter) represents the 52nd Assembly District which includes the cities of Chino, Montclair, Ontario, Pomona and portions of unincorporated Fontana. He is Chair of The Assembly Committee on Public Employees, Retirement, and Social Security.