Press Releases

Cervantes Statement on the Enacted State Budget

(SACRAMENTO) – The following is a statement by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) regarding the enactment of the 2021-2022 State Budget by Governor Gavin Newsom:

Cervantes Denim Day Act of 2021 Approved by Assembly

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the Assembly approved Assembly Bill 939, the Denim Day Act of 2021 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) by a bipartisan vote of 74-0. AB 939 would remove an existing provision of law that allows the manner in which a survivor was dressed to be admitted as evidence of consent in a sexual assault case.

Assembly Approves Cervantes Bill to Decrease Barriers to Stepparent Adoption

Today, the Assembly approved Assembly Bill 746 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) by a vote of 63-5. AB 746 will further reduce barriers to stepparent adoptions by clarifying that, in stepparent adoptions, the parties are not required to have been married or in a domestic partnership for a minimum period before the adoption.

Application Period Opens for $100 Million Hiring Tax Credit for Small Businesses

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA) has begun accepting applications for the Main Street Hiring Tax Credit, also referred to as the Small Business Hiring Tax Credit, which was established through the approval of SB 1447 (Bradford, Caballero, and Cervantes).

Assemblymember Cervantes Honors Starting Over, Inc.

2020 Nonprofit of the Year
(SACRAMENTO) — Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) has selected Corona-based nonprofit, Starting Over, Inc. as the 60th Assembly District’s 2020 Nonprofit of the Year.

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.

Cervantes and Family Welcome Triplets

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) became the first California legislator to give birth to triplets while serving in office when she gave birth to two boys and one girl last week. Assemblymember Cervantes issued the following statement: