Bonta, State Assembly Mark Philippine Independence Day

Monday, June 19, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Rob Bonta (D-Oakland) authored Assembly Concurrent Resolution 95 to recognize June 12th, 2017 as the 119th Anniversary of Philippine Independence and call upon the people of the state to observe the month of June with appropriate ceremonies and celebration. “Philippine Independence Day stands for the commitment to, and fight for, freedom and liberty, self-determination and justice,” Assemblymember Bonta told his fellow lawmakers. Assemblymember Bonta had Consul General Henry S. Bensurto, his wife Mme. Ann Mariza Sanchez-Bensurto, the Deputy Consul General Jaime Ramon T. Ascalon, and Consul Rachel Anne Oronce of the Philippine Consulate General as special guests in the Assembly for the ceremony. Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.