Anthony RendonSACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Calif. Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount) today announced that Assemblymember Ken Cooley (D-Rancho Cordova) will become the chair of the Assembly Rules Committee on November 1, 2016.

“I believe Assemblymember Cooley’s long experience in the Capitol, both as an Assemblymember and staff, makes him the ideal choice for this important role,” Rendon said. “Assemblymember Rich Gordon has been an outstanding Rules Committee Chair and I am grateful he is staying on until November to help ensure a smooth transition as we prepare to launch the upcoming legislative session.”

The official letter announcing the appointment is here:

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