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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 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 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.

Friday, February 3, 2017
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.”

Friday, January 20, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) has been named as a member of the following Assembly committees today by Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount):

Thursday, January 19, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) has introduced a bill to restructure the California Transportation Commission. The bill, Assembly Bill 179, would impose certain additional expertise requirements on future appointments to the Commission.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) has introduced a bill relating to the California Competes Tax Credit Program. The California Competes Tax Credit, administered by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), is an income tax credit available to small businesses that wish to establish a business, or stay and grow in California. The bill, Assembly Bill 162, would make more small businesses eligible to apply for the program.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

(Sacramento) – Asssemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) and the State Assembly adjourned its January 9th floor session in the memory of former Assemblymember John Benoit, who passed away on the day after Christmas. Benoit, who was serving as a Riverside County Supervisor when he died, attended the same church as Assemblymember Cervantes, the Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in La Quinta. In her tribute to Benoit, Assemblymember Cervantes said, “John Benoit was a distinguished public servant.