Fiona Ma for State Assembly

Bass rounds out Assembly leadership team

Assembly Speaker Karen Bass rounded out her leadership team this week, adding newly elected legislators to two posts and filling other spots with returning lawmakers.

New Assemblyman Isadore Hall (D-Compton) was named Assistant Majority Whip, and returning Assemblyman Paul Krekorian (D-Burbank) was named Assistant Majority Floor Leader.

Second-term Assemblywoman Fiona Ma (D-San Francisco) was named Majority Whip, newcomer Assemblyman John Pérez (D-Los Angeles) as Democratic Caucus Chair and sophomore Assemblyman Ted Lieu (D-Torrance) as Rules Committee Chair.

Bass had previously tapped Assemblywoman Lori Saldaña (D-San Diego) as Speaker pro Tempore and Assembly member Alberto Torrico (D-Fremont) as Majority Floor Leader.