Press Releases

  Assemblyman Thurston “Smitty” Smith Announces 2021 33rd Assembly District Woman of the Year HESPERIA, CA – Assemblyman Thurston “Smitty” Smith announced Friday his nomination of Amy Pullen as the 2021 33rd Assembly District’s Woman of the Year. Amy was born and raised in Hesperia where she graduated from Hesperia High School. After discovering an interest in the health sciences and following the footsteps her mother, Amy enrolled in nursing school at Western Oklahoma State College and graduated with her nursing degree. For the past 20 years, Amy has served in multiple capacities at…
  Assemblyman Thurston “Smitty” Smith Introduces Legislation to Support California’s Veterans HESPERIA, CA – Assemblyman Thurston “Smitty” Smith introduced legislation this week offering a fee waiver to all U.S. Veterans who are applying for a veteran’s designation on their California driver’s license (AB 1026) as well as reducing fees for veterans who are seeking an initial license with the California Department of Consumer Affairs (AB 1151). AB 1026 would exempt all veterans from the fee required to offer the “veterans” designation. This designation allows for California’s veterans to…
HESPERIA, CA – Newly minted Assemblyman Thurston “Smitty” Smith announced Monday that he has been appointed to serve on the following committees in the California State Assembly: Budget Committee    Subcommittee on Climate Crisis, Resources, Energy, and Transportation    Subcommittee on Budget Process, Oversight, and Program Evaluation Environmental Safety and Toxic Materials, Vice Chair Governmental Organization Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Military and Veterans Affairs Water, Parks, and Wildlife Through these committee assignments, Smith will be representing our High…