LATEST NEWS

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Sacramento – Today, the Assembly Committee on Insurance passed AB 44 (Reyes, D-San Bernardino), after Committee amendments contrary to the original intent of the bill were forced to a vote.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY

San Bernardino – In light of yesterday’s tragedy at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes and Option House, Inc. will hold a press conference at Option House in San Bernardino to discuss the issue of domestic violence and the impacts it has on families, children and our communities as well as the importance of speaking out when it occurs.

Monday, April 10, 2017

JOINT PRESS RELEASE

From the offices of Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes & Senator Connie M. Leyva

 

San Bernardino – Today, as the tragic events at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino continue to unfold, our hearts and prayers go out to the children, their families and others affected by this senseless violence. We are grateful to law enforcement and school leaders for their quick response to the tragedy.

Friday, April 7, 2017

(Sacramento) - Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) delivered the opening prayer at the start of the April 6, 2017 floor session. In her prayer, Assemblymember Reyes said, “Grant us courage to serve others so as to remember the true purpose of leadership. Give us honesty and patience so that we always work in the best interest of the people.” Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Sacramento – Yesterday, the Assembly Committee on Education passed AB 952 (Reyes) which establishes the Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program with the purpose of developing bilingual educators for California’s increasingly diverse classrooms.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Sacramento – Yesterday, the Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care passed  AB 550 (Reyes) with unanimous bi-partisan support by a vote of 7-0. The bill will ensure the sustainability of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Sacramento – Today, the Assembly Committee on Veterans Affairs passed AB 1365 (Reyes) with unanimous bi-partisan support by a vote of 10-0. The bill would require CalVet, which oversees the states eight veterans homes to make public its financial reports and to implement a review on the homes every five years to determine if these assets are adequately serving the California’s 1.7 million veterans efficiently.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sacramento – Yesterday, the Assembly Committee on Utilities and Energy passed AB 523 on a vote of 9-3. The bill requires the California Energy Commission to allocate at least 25% of the money used for the deployment of renewable technologies to be used in disadvantaged communities and another 10% to be used in low-income communities.

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sacramento – This morning, the Assembly Judiciary Committee passed AB 1139 with unanimous bi-partisan support by a vote of 11-0. The bill would require that when a property has a Private Transfer Fee (PTF) attached to it, the consumer would be notified regarding potential financing limitations.

“AB 1139 will better inform and protect consumers” said Assemblymember Eloise Gómez  Reyes. “Potential first time homeowners deserve to have full disclosure regarding any factors that may impact the financing of their property.”

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Sacramento – Wednesday afternoon, the Assembly Committee on Education convened and passed AB 667 by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes with unanimous bi-partisan support. The bill, which notifies a student of other means taken before suspension, aims to provide the student with a transparent accounting of the proceeding in order to help curb the school attendance crisis in our state. This bill also ensures that “other means of correction” are being pursued in advance of suspension from school.