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Friday, February 17, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes. (D-San Bernardino) joined her colleagues in the State Assembly for a special ceremony to celebrate Black History Month. After a video depicting 50 years of CLBC history was shown, the Assembly passed Assembly Concurrent Resolution 6, a measure that recognizes the month of February 2017 as Black History Month and encourages the people of California to recognize the many talents, achievements, and contributions that African Americans make to their communities.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Hundreds of local residents, dignitaries and elected officials gathered in San Bernardino Valley College’s historic Auditorium on Saturday to celebrate the swearing-in of California State Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes.

Ms. Reyes, who graduated from San Bernardino Valley College in 1976, went on to receive her law degree from Loyola Law School and is notable for being the first Latina to open her own legal practice in the Inland Empire, as well as for providing free legal services to local residents who could not afford them.

Elected in 2016, Ms. Reyes represents District 47 in the California State Assembly.

Monday, January 30, 2017

Today marks the inauguration of a new president and we, as legislators in California, pause briefly to witness the event. While our goals differ from the incoming administration, we will waste no time in lament because we are intent upon our work for California.

Less than 20 miles from the State Capitol, the American Bald Eagle has been spotted in the wild. Its comeback from endangered status is symbolic, not only of California's commitment to the environment, but symbolic, too, of our commitment to continue the struggle against injustice. That's a struggle that began with the founding of the country that eagle represents.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – La asambleísta Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) dijo que el informe del estado entregado por el gobernador en una sesión conjunta de la Legislatura estatal fue el acertado. La asambleísta Reyes dijo que las metas y planes del gobernador eran similares a los de los asambleístas demócratas, “provengo de un distrito muy pobre y desean ser escuchados. Y lo que he escuchado del gobernador es que él está listo para escuchar a todos los distritos”.  Más en este video de Assembly Access.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) says the Governor annual address to a joint session of the State Legislature was right on point. Assemblymember Reyes says the Governor’s goals and plans are similar to the goals and plans of the Assembly Democrats, “I come from a very poor district and they want to be heard. And what I  hear from the Governor is he’s ready to listen to all of the districts.”  Here’s more in this Assembly Access video.

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Youth Advisory Committee

Monday, January 23, 2017

Sacramento – Today, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) introduced the 47th Assembly District Youth Advisory Committee program. The Youth Advisory Committee is a yearlong program to provide high school students living in the 47th District with leadership development training and an opportunity to discuss important youth related issues occurring in the community.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

The State of Young Children” is “Promising” According to the Collaborative Nature of Experts, Policymakers in Addressing Pressing Issues Facing San Bernardino County Children

San Bernardino, CA — “Only through collective community action will we be able to build a better future for our children,” said Supervisor James C. Ramos, Chairman of the County of San Bernardino in his opening remarks at the State of Young Children: A Community Town Hall on Friday, January 6, 2017. Too many young children and families do not have access to affordable, quality early learning and developmental support in San Bernardino County. This was the central issue voiced from several early childhood development practitioners at Friday’s “State of Young Children” town hall hosted by First 5 San Bernardino at California State University San Bernardino’s Santos Manuel Student Center.

Friday, January 13, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) joined the majority of the State Assembly in endorsing Governor Jerry Brown’s Attorney General nominee Xavier Becerra. “California needs a fighter. A fighter who will defend the rights of those without the means to fight for themselves. We need a fighter who will resist efforts to harm our students in the DACA program. We need a fighter who will prevent the use California resources to engage in mass deportation activity.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Eloise Gomez Reyes (D-San Bernardino), a member of the Assembly Special Committee on the Office of the Attorney General, voted to recommend that the full Assembly confirm Congressman Xavier Becerra as Attorney General of California. “The Attorney General is the legal representative of a number of state agencies that have environmental and public health responsibilities,” Assemblymember Reyes said in her remarks.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

(Sacramento) – Today, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) along with the other members of the Assembly Special Committee on the Office of Attorney General voted to recommend Xavier Becerra for confirmation as the next Attorney General of California by the full Assembly.