Anthony Rendon

Anthony Rendon

California State Assembly

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Anthony Rendon is speaker of the California Assembly, representing the 63rd Assembly District (Bell, Cudahy, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Lynwood, Maywood, Paramount, South Gate and part of Long Beach).

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California is losing its leadership position in the effort to mitigate climate change, and politics and other disasters may be to blame, according to a state lawmaker.

California is no longer climate change leader, says assembly speaker

California is losing its leadership position in the effort to mitigate climate change, and politics and other disasters may be to blame, according to a state lawmaker.

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The Los Angeles River in downtown is getting new bridges and parks. But with the greening of the river may come “green gentrification.”

Bridges and Walls: LA River, part 2

The Los Angeles River in downtown is getting new bridges and parks. But with the greening of the river may come “green gentrification.”

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Can California enact single-payer universal health insurance? It's a $400 billion question.

Single-payer health insurance: Is it dead?

Can California enact single-payer universal health insurance? It's a $400 billion question.

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