Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes, 60th District, led the effort to secure a $2 million allocation to build a Veterans Resource Center at Norco College. The allocation was approved by the state budget in June – the only one of its kind statewide.
In response, our legislative delegation mobilized on our behalf. I would personally like to express my gratitude to all of the members of the delegation, but especially to Sen. Richard Roth, D-Riverside; Assembly Higher Education Committee Chair Jose Medina, D-Riverside; Assemblyman Jay Obernolte, R-Hesperia; Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes, Rancho Mirage; Assemblyman Marc Steinorth, R-Rancho Cucamonga, and Assemblywoman Sabrina Cervantes, D-Corona. These individuals proved to be extremely effective advocates for UC Riverside and Inland Southern California.
Six years of lobbying, frustration and fears of lost cityhood came to an end in Jurupa Valley on Friday, May 12, when Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill restoring millions of dollars in vehicle license fees to four fledgling cities in Riverside County.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The California State Legislature convened today with state senators and Assembly members taking the oath of office.
Those being sworn in for the first time include two members of the Inland Assembly delegation – Democrats Sabrina Cervantes of Eastvale and Eloise Reyes of Grand Terrace. Reyes posted a photo of herself and husband Frank with Gov. Jerry Brown on her Facebook page.