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Thursday, April 27, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – The following is a statement by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) on the State Senate’s approval of Senate Bill 130, which would restore needed funding to the cities of Eastvale, Jurupa Valley, Menifee, and Wildomar, by a bipartisan vote of 34-0:

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – This week, the Assembly Transportation Committee approved Assembly Bill 179 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) by a vote of 9 to 5. AB 179 would require one of the eleven appointed members of the California Transportation Commission (CTC) to have had experience working on environmental justice issues.

“Whether by bus, car, or bike, transportation has a profound effect on the quality of life for every Californian,” Assemblymember Cervantes said. “The members of our Transportation Commission should reflect the changing reality of transportation in California. This should also include an understanding of how state transportation policy affects our most disadvantaged communities, especially as it relates to air quality.”

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the Assembly Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy Committee approved Assembly Bill 162 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) and Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) by a bipartisan vote of 7-0. AB 162 would make more small businesses eligible for the California Competes tax cut administered by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). The tax cut is available to small businesses that wish to establish a business, or stay and grow an existing business, in California.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Friday, April 7, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Yesterday, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) voted in favor of the Road Repair & Recovery Act of 2017. The bill provides $5.2 billion per year to repair and rebuild California’s streets and highways. About $427 million will be allocated for local transportation projects in Western Riverside County.

“For too long, the roads of Western Riverside County have been neglected,” Assemblymember Cervantes said. “But after aggressive negotiations with Governor Jerry Brown and legislative leadership, I am proud to have secured a fair share of road and infrastructure repair funds for our community. The decision we have made to invest in our infrastructure now will help us avoid having future generations shoulder an insurmountable financial burden.”

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – This week, the Assembly Revenue & Taxation Committee approved Assembly Bill 162 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) and Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Orange County) by a bipartisan vote of 8-0. AB 162 would make more small businesses eligible for the California Competes tax cut administered by the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). The tax cut is available to small businesses that wish to establish a business, or stay and grow an existing business, in California.

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.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Corona – As part of National Nutrition Month, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes visited Corona High School for a Kitchen Tour to learn more about our nutrition program.