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Thursday, March 23, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – This week, the Assembly Education Committee unanimously approved Assembly Bill 226 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona). AB 226 would require the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to consider the applications of spouses of active United States Military service members within seven days if they are credentialed teachers in other states.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – This week, the Assembly Transportation Committee approved Assembly Bill 91 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) by a bipartisan vote of 11-2. AB 91 would help ease late-night traffic jams in Riverside County by allowing single occupancy cars to use high-occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes, commonly known as “carpool lanes,” during non-peak traffic hours.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the Assembly Housing & Community Development Committee approved Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 4 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) and Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) by a bipartisan vote of 5-1. AJR 4 calls upon the President of the United States to save California homeowners hundreds of dollars per year in mortgage fees by reinstating an Obama-era Federal Housing Administration (FHA) rule.

Monday, March 6, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) has been appointed as Chair of the Select Committee on Veteran Employment & Education by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount).

Thursday, February 23, 2017

As excerpted from The Tri County Sentry
 

Sacramento – Senator Richard D. Roth (D-Riverside) and Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) introduced legislation which will help ensure access to recovery and rehabilitation programs for veterans who are battling substance abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other service-related disorders.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

As excerpted from The Recorder
 

SACRAMENTO—One week after California’s state bar leader declared a “crisis” in legal education due in part to a decline in student applicants, a first-year lawmaker has introduced legislation endorsing the creation of a new law school at UC Riverside.

Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes, D-Corona, said her bill, AB 951, offers the state a chance to study the possible economic benefits of opening a public law school in one of California’s fastest-growing regions.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

As excerpted from EPR Retail News
 

Sacramento — The California Grocers Association announced their co-sponsorship and full-fledged support for Assembly Bill 1326, by Assemblymember Jim Cooper (D-Elk Grove). The measure, co-authored by Assemblymembers Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) and Raul Bocanegra (D-Pacoima), will aggregate the dollar value of certain property crimes, such as shoplifting and check fraud, with a felony being charged if a suspect’s total dollar value from such crimes surpasses $950 in a 12-month period.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) introduced a joint resolution with Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton) this week to call upon the President of the United States to save California homeowners hundreds of dollars per year in mortgage fees. The resolution, Assembly Joint Resolution 4, urges the President to reinstate a U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rule that would cut mortgage fees for many Californians.

Thursday, January 26, 2017

As excerpted from The California Newswire
 

SACRAMENTO — Today, Calif. Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) introduced a bill to help military families. The bill, Assembly Bill 226, would require the state Commission on Teacher Credentialing to give priority to applicants who are spouses of active United States Military service members.

“Military families sacrifice so much on our behalf,” Assemblymember Cervantes said. “We must do whatever we can to support military families while their loved ones are deployed abroad protecting our Nation and our cherished freedoms.”