Anthony Rendon formally chosen as next California Assembly speaker

California Assembly members formally selected Anthony Rendon to be speaker on Monday, vaulting the Lakewood Democrat to a position he could potentially hold for almost a decade.

“When the voters extended term limits in 2012 they did so because they believed the would help the Legislature be more thoughtful, more productive and more deliberative,” said Rendon, who could hold his seat until 2024 under new term limit rules. He said his role would be to help members “develop greater expertise and pursue longer-term policy strategies.”  Read the full SacBee article here.


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