Press Releases

Friday, September 15, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – The following is a statement by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) on today’s passage of Senate Bill 54 by the California State Assembly:

“I support the commonsense compromise reached by Governor Jerry Brown, law enforcement, and legislative leadership. The balance struck by the amendments to Senate Bill 54 exemplifies the best of Californian values. The bill protects both public safety and the rights of all Californians, regardless of where they come from.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – The following is a statement by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) on the passage of the housing package by the California State Assembly:

"I agree that California is facing a monumental housing crisis. That is why I supported Senate Bill 3, Senate Bill 35, Senate Bill 166, Senate Bill 167, and Senate Bill 540."

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – “Rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is contrary to our Nation’s history.

“DACA recipients are law-abiding individuals who hold American values and ideals—attending American schools, serving in our Nation’s military, and contributing to our economy. These are young people who love this country and want nothing more than the opportunity to succeed, and we should not deny their positive contributions to our Nation.

“I urge Congress to act immediately to find a comprehensive solution to our Nation’s immigration policies.”

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Senate amendments to Assembly Bill 179 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) were concurred in on the Assembly Floor by a vote of 50 to 25. AB 179 would direct the governor to make every effort to ensure a diversity of professional experience on the California Transportation Commission (CTC), including experience working with or representing disadvantageous communities.

Friday, September 1, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved Assembly Bill 91 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona). 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.

Thursday, August 31, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Assembly Bill 179 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) was approved on the Senate Floor by a vote of 24 to 13. AB 179 would direct the governor to make every effort to ensure a diversity of professional experience on the California Transportation Commission (CTC), including experience working with or representing disadvantageous communities.

Monday, July 17, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – The following is a statement by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona), after the Legislature’s votes today on the Cap-and-Trade legislative package, Assembly Bills 398 and 617:

“This legislative package presented a difficult decision. Climate change, and the danger it poses to humanity, is real. That is undeniable. I applaud Governor Jerry Brown for his international leadership on this existential threat. The United States should follow Governor Brown’s leadership and reenter the Paris Agreement.