Rendon announces committee assignments

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. Photo from his Facebook page, cropped and modified for Capitol Weekly.

POLITICAL PULSE: Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon released the full list of Assembly committee assignments via Twitter yesterday.

Asm. Robert Rivas, who is on tap to assume the Speakership this summer following a tense series of negotiations last year, retained the Chairmanship of the Agriculture Committee. Asm. Tina McKinnor, elected last April in a special election to replace Autumn Burke, will head the Public Employment and Retirement Committee; A former capitol staffer, she has pushed to unionize legislative staff.

Other assignments of note: Asm. Chris Holden will lead Appropriations; Asm. Buffy Wicks continues as Chair of the Housing and Community Development Committee, which she assumed in 2021; Asm. Phil Ting continues as head the Budget Committee; and Asm. Miguel Santiago retained the Chair of Governmental Organization.

The full list of committee assignments may be found here and here.

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