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Assemblywoman Lori D. Wilson Congratulates Speaker Robert Rivas on Being Sworn in As California’s 71st Assembly Speaker

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SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Assemblymember Robert Rivas was sworn in as the 71st Speaker of the California State Assembly. Assemblywoman Lori D. Wilson issued the following statement:

“My heart is filled with joy as I consider and celebrate the new season of leadership under the Honorable Assemblymember Robert Rivas,” said Assemblywoman Lori D. Wilson (D-Suisun City). “A man that has demonstrated throughout his political career his empathy, integrity and kindness. A man that despite coming from meager beginnings overcame challenge after challenge to become the type of leader we see today. I look forward to working with Speaker Rivas as we address challenges facing 11th Assembly District and California as a whole.”

"As Speaker of the California State Assembly, I am excited to collaborate with Assemblymember Lori Wilson on our shared commitment to improving and expanding opportunities for underserved communities,” said Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas (D-Salinas). “Assemblymember Wilson is a passionate leader for her constituents and, together, we will create positive change and build a brighter future for all California residents."

The 11th Assembly District encompasses all of Solano County along with portions of Sacramento and Contra Costa counties.