Anthony Rendon (politician)
|Member of the California State Assembly
from the 63rd district
December 3, 2012
|Preceded by||new district|
Anthony Rendon is an American politician currently serving in the California State Assembly. He is a Democrat representing the 63rd district, encompassing the cities of Bell, Cudahy, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Lynwood, Maywood, North Long Beach, Paramount and South Gate in southeastern Los Angeles County, California. Prior to being elected to the state assembly, he was the executive director of Plaza de la Raza Child Development Services Inc.
In 2015, Rendon was named Chair of the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Commerce, and in that capacity, introduced landmark legislation to combat climate change, including AB 645, which would require all California utilities to procure a minimum of 50% of their power from renewable energy sources by the year 2030.