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Addis Statement on the Ascension of Speaker Robert Rivas

For immediate release:

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Dawn Addis (D-Morro Bay) today issued the following statement upon the ascension of Assemblymember Robert Rivas (D- Hollister) to the position of the Speaker of the California State Assembly:

“This is a great day for California,” Addis said. “Speaker Rivas brings honesty, integrity and authentic compassion to this position. He deeply understands the challenges and opportunities facing our state. I’m honored to serve under his leadership and look forward to working together for the people of the Central Coast and all Californians.”

Speaker Rivas is the 71St Speaker of the California State Assembly. He was sworn in today in the Assembly chambers in a ceremony that was attended by Governor Gavin Newsom, former Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and many others.

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