Nearly two weeks after breaking with fellow Democrats to vote against a bill raising California fuel taxes, Assemblyman Rudy Salas has lost chairmanship of a the Assembly Business and Professions Committee.
Assemblyman Evan Low, D-Campbell, will take over as the committee chair, while Assemblywoman Jacqui Irwin, D-Thousand Oaks, will take Salas’ vacancy.
Salas was moved to the Assembly Rules Committee.
So there’s no more juice for Rudy…at least not for a while. Once he shows some remorse, he’ll get his gavel back.
A moderate, Salas was the sole member of his caucus to vote against Senate Bill 1.
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