Press Releases

Thursday, October 19, 2017

San Bernardino – On October 17, 2017 Mayor Richard A. DeLaRosa, alongside the City of Colton’s City Council presented Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes with the keys to the City and proclaimed her a “Key Supporter” of all the citizens within the City of Colton, throughout the Inland Empire Region and the State of California. Assemblymember Reyes was recognized for being a strong and vocal advocate for the people of the Inland Empire and the City of Colton.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sacramento – On Friday, Governor Brown signed AB 1018, legislation which requires community college districts in California to create Equity Plans for both homeless and LGBT students. “There are communities that continue to remain unrecognized and consequently left out of Student Success Funding. AB 1018 addresses this issue and offers a solution to each district, making it a crucial step towards creating a diverse student population” said Assemblymember Reyes. 

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Sacramento – AB 1651 by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes, a bill ensuring community college faculty receive due process rights was signed by Governor Brown.  AB 1651 requires that community college faculty on administrative leave receive information on the reason for the administrative leave.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Sacramento – AB 44, a bill authored by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino), that arose from the December 2nd 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino was signed by Governor Brown on Friday.  Introduced on the one-year anniversary of the attack, the bill requires that employees injured in an act of terrorism must receive the immediate services of a nurse case manager and that they be told of the medical treatment options that are available.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Sacramento – On Saturday, Governor Brown signed AB 523, the Equity in Clean Energy Investments Act. The bill would dedicate at least 25% of available Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) funds for clean energy projects in disadvantaged communities, and an additional 10% in low-income households. The bill has been a priority of its author, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-San Bernardino) and by its co-sponsors, the Women’s Policy Institute and the California Environmental Justice Alliance (CEJA).

Friday, October 6, 2017

Sacramento – Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 1365 (Reyes) into law at the State Capitol. The bill by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes, would implement a program to ensure fiscal transparency at the state’s eight veterans homes which provide managed and long-term care to thousands of veterans in the state. The bill also requires CalVet to prepare an annual financial report  on the homes and provide a copy of the report to the legislature  as well as make available the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) website.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Sacramento – Yesterday afternoon, Governor Brown signed into law AB 667 by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes. AB 667 ensures that a student and their parent/guardian are notified of prior corrective action that was taken before resorting to suspending the student from school. This bill aims to provide the suspended student and their parent/guardian with a full and transparent accounting of the proceedings in order to help curb the school attendance crisis that is ongoing around the state.