Press Releases

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

(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.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Rodriguez Responds to Governor Brown’s May Revise Budget  


(SACRAMENTO)-  Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown unveiled his 2017-18 California State Budget May Revise proposals in Sacramento. Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez, D-Pomona, Chair of the PERSS Committee responded with the following comments on healthcare, transportation, and more:

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.