Friedman, State Assembly Honor Late Mayor of Burbank Will Rogers

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) and the California State Assembly adjourned the April 23, 2018 floor session in the memory of Will Rogers. Rogers, who was serving as Burbank’s Mayor until his passing the previous week, died from liver cancer after a six month battle. The former journalist was first elected to the Burbank City Council in 2015 and chosen as Mayor in 2017. Watch Assemblymember Friedman’s tribute to him in this Assembly Access video.