Press Releases

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – The following is a statement by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) regarding the passage of Senate Bill 215 (Beall) by the State Assembly today:

“I am proud to be one of the authors of Senate Bill 215. I did not support Assembly Bill 1810. However, SB 215 represents a good start in providing a fix to AB 1810 by eliminating certain offenses from eligibility for mental health diversion, including murder, manslaughter, and rape.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – The Assembly unanimously approved Senate amendments to Assembly Bill 1994 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona), sending it to Governor Jerry Brown for his consideration. AB 1994 will provide law enforcement with the tools necessary to track registered sex offenders.

“It is unacceptable that neither law enforcement nor the public are notified when registered sex offenders are released into our communities,” Assemblymember Cervantes said. “This bill will provide law enforcement with more tools to track registered sex offenders and help keep our streets and neighborhoods safe.”

Friday, August 24, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – This week, Assembly Bill 193 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) was approved by the Assembly on a bipartisan vote of 58 to 20, and sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his consideration. AB 193 would create the Zero-Emission Assurance Project, which will provide a rebate for the purchase of a replacement battery or fuel cell for a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) for qualified consumers.

“Assembly Bill 193 will make zero emission vehicles more affordable and accessible to the working families of California,” Assemblymember Cervantes said. “This represents a critical step toward achieving our state’s climate goals and clean air standards.”

Monday, August 20, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Assembly Bill 2123 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona)  was unanimously approved by the state Senate, and sent to Governor Jerry Brown for his consideration. AB 2123 would reform the existing process for local governments to transition to district-based elections by providing for a mutually agreed-to extension of up to 90 days to continue negotiations between local governments and potential plaintiffs.

“Assembly Bill 2123 will make it easier for cities in the Inland Empire and throughout California to navigate the transition to district-based elections,” Assemblymember Cervantes said. “I am proud to bring our cities and voting rights organizations together to find a commonsense, bipartisan reform to the existing transition process.”

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Assembly Bill 1896 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona) was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 1896 will ensure confidential counseling for student survivors of sexual assault at our public and private colleges and universities.

According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, 11.2 percent of college students in the United States experience rape or other forms of sexual assault.

Monday, July 2, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, the Senate Appropriations Committee unanimously approved Assembly Bill 162 by Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes (D-Corona).

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) – Today, Assemblymember Sabrina Cervantes honored Brenner-Fiedler of Riverside as the 60th Assembly District 2018 Small Business of the Year at the State Capitol. For over 70 years, Brenner-Fiedler has been a leader in providing automation and pneumatic solutions to improve technology, efficiency, quality, and safety in a variety of industries.