Releases & Statements

December 03, 2012

SACRAMENTO - Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) was unanimously re-elected as the Chair of the California Latino Legislative Caucus. Assemblymember V. Manuel Perez was elected as Vice-Chair. He released the statement below following the vote:

“I am honored to be re-elected by my colleagues in both the Senate and Assembly as the Chair of the Latino Caucus. I will work tirelessly to ensure that the trust and faith in my leadership will reflect in a united and strong Caucus representing the working families and Latino communities throughout the State.

December 09, 2012

SACRAMENTO - Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Long Beach) Chair of the Latino Caucus released the following statement after learning that no survivors were found at the wreckage site of the plane that is assumed to be carrying three-time Grammy nominee, actress, businesswoman and Long Beach native, Jenni Rivera: