Press Releases

Assemblymember Eloise Reyes and Senator Connie Leyva Partner with San Bernardino Community College District, Inland Chinese Association and Tiawanese American Chamber of Commerce to Donate PPE to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center

San Bernardino – Against the backdrop of San Bernardino County continuing its efforts to reopen the economy, COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are surging, causing the county to be placed on the California COVID-19 Watch List and Governor Newsom issuing new economic restrictions.

Legislation to Provide Second Chances Passes State Assembly

Sacramento – AB 2147, legislation by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) which would provide an expedited expungement process for inmates that have successfully participated as inmate hand crews (actively assisting with fire suppression activities), passed the State Assembly with bipartisan support.

Assemblymember Reyes’ Legislation to Refocus Early Childhood Education Passes State Assembly With Bipartisan Support

Sacramento – Legislation by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) Chair of the Assembly Human Services Committee, to revamp California’s approach to early childhood education was approved by a vote of the full Assembly and now heads to the state Senate for further consideration.  AB 2581 would create a workgroup focusing on key stakeholder concerns surrounding early childhood development program administration and governance in the event that early childhood development programs see a transition in their administration or governance from one state entity to another

Legislation Requiring Childhood Screening for Lead Exposure Passes Assembly

Sacramento – Assemblymember Eloise Reyes’ (D-San Bernardino) legislation, AB 2276, passed the State Assembly with bipartisan support and now heads to the state Senate for consideration.  AB 2276 was introduced in response to a State Auditor’s Report, Childhood Lead Levels: Millions of Children in Medi-Cal Have Not Received Required Testing for Lead Poisoning that revealed over a million children in the Medi-Cal Program have not been properly screened for lead exposure.

Legislation Requiring Childhood Screening for Lead Exposure Passes Committee

Sacramento – Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino legislation, AB 2276, passed the Health Committee by unanimous vote.  AB 2276 was introduced in response to a State Auditor’s Report, Childhood Lead Levels: Millions of Children in Medi-Cal Have Not Received Required Testing for Lead Poisoning that revealed over a million children in the Medi-Cal Program have not been properly screened for lead exposure.

Assemblymember Reyes Convenes Hearing to Examine Youth Homelessness

SACRAMENTO, CA – Yesterday, a joint hearing  was convened with the Assembly Human Services Committee, Chaired by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) and the Committee on Housing and Community Development, chaired by Assemblymember David Chu (D-San Francisco), to highlight one of the most important issues facing the state of California today, that of youth homelessness.