Senator Susan Rubio Applauds Appointment of Alex Padilla to U.S. Senate

December 22, 2020

SACRAMENTO, CA – Sen. Susan Rubio (D-Baldwin Park) issued a statement today on Gov. Gavin Newsom's appointment of Alex Padilla to become the next  U.S. Senator from California. 

"Since California became a state 170 years ago, there has never been a Latino U.S. Senator. Today begins a new chapter. My friend Alex Padilla was appointed to the U.S. Senate by Gov. Newsom. This is an incredibly inspirational moment for me and the next generation of Latino leaders.

A child of immigrants, an MIT grad, and a tested leader, he is the right choice at the right time. Congratulations Senator, I look forward to working with you to help our great state and country move forward.."