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Governor Signs Cervantes Bill to Support California’s Just Transition to a Lower Carbon Economy

(SACRAMENTO) – During Climate Week, Assembly Bill 639 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) was signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. AB 639 initiates a stakeholder process to engage those most affected by California’s transition to a lower carbon economy at California’s largest seaports. In signing this bill, Governor Newsom becomes the first California governor to squarely take on the issue of a just transition for California workers.

California Creates $100 Million Hiring Tax Credit for Small Businesses

SACRAMENTO ­– Today, the Governor signed Senate Bill 1447 into law. This bill, authored jointly by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), Senator Anna Caballero (D-Salinas), and Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona), expands California’s assistance programs for small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic by establishing a new $100 million small businesses hiring tax credit program.

Our children are relying on us: Complete the Census

As a new mother to three infants, I immediately hoped for what every parent in our community wants for their children: the best and brightest future for our children.

That is why, when our family’s Census form arrived in the mail, we made sure to count every person in our home, especially our infant triplets.

UC Riverside Medical School gets $25 million, can double size

The school’s largest building now fits 80 students, which is part of the reason the number of incoming students has grown only from 50 the first year to 77 in 2020. Plans are ready for a new, larger building that should be complete by 2023, Deas said.

The funding will also allow the school to hire more full-time faculty and staff and purchase additional state-of-the-art equipment for classrooms and the simulation center.

Senator Richard Roth, Assemblyman Jose Medina and Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes, all Democrats based in Riverside, sponsored the increased funding.