Press Releases

Monday, April 24, 2017

Bipartisan Bill to Reduce Months Long Backlog for Commercial DMV Licenses Passes First Committee


SACRAMENTO – Legislation aimed at reducing a severe backlog at the Department of Motor Vehicles for people desperate to take their commercial driver’s license test was approved in the Assembly Transportation Committee Monday.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

(SACRAMENTO)-  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to the April  6, 2017 vote on Senate Bill 1 for a new statewide transportation funding agreement.

Monday, March 27, 2017

(SACRAMENTO)-  Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) issued the following statement in response to the March 27, 2017 update from Pomona Police Department about an arrest made in connection to the murder of 7-year old Jonah Hwang.

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 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 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.