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I want to thank Speaker @Rendon63rd for naming me Chair of the Joint Legislative Audit Committee. I look forward to this opportunity to protect taxpayer dollars & provide oversight & accountability. #JLAC #ValleyStrong #AD32
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It was a privilege to carry the legislation to honor SSG Ricardo "Ricky Barraza" & his family with a Memorial Highway dedication on Highway 43. 
Assemblymember Salas Holds Highway Dedication Ceremony for Fallen Soldier

SHAFTER – Today, Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield) held a memorial highway dedication ceremony and official sign unveiling with the Barraza family, Shafter Mayor Gilbert Alvarado, Shafter Police Chief Kevin Zimmerman and other community leaders in honor and memory of the late Army Staff Sergeant Ricardo “Ricky” Barraza.  In 2017, Salas authored Assembly Concurrent Resolution (ACR) 70 to designate the portion of State Route 43 that runs through the city of Shafter as the Staff Sergeant Ricardo “Ricky” Barraza Memorial Highway. “Seeing the sign bearing the name of Staff Sergeant Ricardo ‘Ricky’ Barraza put up along the highway is a significant, solemn and moving moment for our community and for the Barraza family. It stands as a permanent tribute to SSG. Barraza's service, bravery and ultimate sacrifice. I am deeply humbled and grateful to honor his memory and to dedicate this highway to Staff Sergeant Barraza. My heart and prayers are with his family and all those who have lost loved ones in service to our country.” Born May 31, 1981, Barraza attended Shafter High School, where he excelled in athletics, playing basketball, football and track. After graduating in 1999, he enlisted in the United States Army and dedicated his life to serving his country. 
Barraza achieved the position of squad leader and was assigned 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington.  He was a six-time veteran of the Global War on Terrorism, deploying three times in support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan and was on his third deployment in support of Iraqi Freedom.  He was tragically killed by small-arms fire March 18, 2006 in Ramadi, Iraq at the age of 24. “The day has finally arrived and I am so elated that the SSG. Barraza Memorial Highway signs are finally up.  I still can't believe that we made it happen,” said Mariana Sobolewski, a close friend of the Barraza family and Air Force veteran. “It definitely represents a culminat
I had a great time in #Delano at the Filipino Community Christmas luncheon. I had the honor of installing a group of dedicated community members & friends onto the new board. #ValleyStrong #AD32
It was a great honor and privilege to take the oath of office again as the Assemblymember for the 32nd Assembly District. I look forward to continuing our work fighting for Valley families and building a stronger California. Thank you to everyone who have joined us on this journey, Together we are #ValleyStrong
This #SmallBusinessSaturday stop by your favorite local stores to support small business owners and our communities #ShopLocal #ValleyStrong #AD32
Wishing everyone a holiday full of love and laughter. I'm thankful for my family, friends, supporters and my amazing #TeamSalas staff. #ValleyStrong #AD32
I'm proud of the campaign we've run and I'm thankful for the hundreds of volunteers & supporters who have joined us in getting our message and vision for making the Valley a better place for our families and communities. Democracy thrives on civic participation and I'm looking forward to seeing the certified final election results. #ValleyStrong #AD32
Thank you to the hundreds of volunteers, friends, family & supporters who helped deliver our message & vision for making the Valley a better place for our families and our communities. Democracy thrives on civic participation-please go Vote today. #ValleyStrong #AD32
The Bakersfield Californian endorses Rudy Salas for Assembly...
OUR VIEW: We recommend: Salas for 32nd... via @Bakersfieldcali
Thank you @DoloresHuerta for your support for my re-election and for everything you do to improve our community. #ValleyStrong
Corcoran Journal endorses Rudy Salas to re-election to State Assembly. “Rudy Salas has spent a lot of time in Corcoran and has been very actively supporting the community. He also gets credit for helping our police dept. get its share of state budget funds to help construct a new police department” - The Corcoran Journal
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