(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.
“The Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is an enormous asset to our community and its designation as a trauma center is long overdue. For over 25 years and at extreme peril, Pomona residents have had to travel almost 30 miles for access to a trauma care services.
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.
(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.
(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.
(Sacramento)- As an Emergency Medical Technician for over 30 years, Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez is committed to being a champion of the emergency medical service worker industry. In February of 2017, Rodriguez unveiled the Emergency Medical Service Workers Bill of Rights during an event at the State Capitol.
Assemblymember Rodriguez said the following: “Today, EMS workers across the state don’t have adequate rest and meal breaks, protections against violence in the workplace, or access to mental health care. As a legislator and EMT of over 30 years, I am obligated and proud to stand up and speak out for thousands of hard working individuals who are integral to our healthcare system.
(SACRAMENTO) - Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) has been named a member of the following committees today by Speaker Anthony Rendon:
- Committee on Communications and Conveyance
- Committee on Health
- Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy
- Vice-Chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management
(SACRAMENTO)- Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez (D-Pomona) has introduced a package of legislative measures aimed at helping homeless veterans around the state to gain additional access to emergency resources and to alleviate bureaucratic barriers for small veteran nonprofit groups.
“Those who have honorably served our country and the organizations that advocate on their behalf, deserve all of the support that we can provide them,” Rodriguez stated. “When veterans have fallen on hard times or are homeless, this is when they must have assurances that lifesaving services will be available for them. I am proud to author AB 85 and AB 94 this session because California veterans deserve better and we have a way to make that happen.”
(SACRAMENTO)- Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown unveiled his 2017-18 California State Budget proposals in Sacramento. Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez, D-Pomona, Chair of the PERSS Committee responded with the following comments on healthcare, transportation, and pensions:
“As Congressional Republicans and the Trump Administration continue to advocate for policies that only hurt the middle class, our work in California must be stronger than ever to protect our values. I applaud Governor Brown for presenting a balanced budget that does just that.