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SAN BERNARDINO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) issued the following statement today in recognition of National Community Policing Week:
“In recognition of National Community Policing Week, it is my pleasure to commend our local police officers for their professionalism and valiant efforts in serving and protecting our citizens. As a former newspaper publisher, I looked forward to organizing our annual “Take a Cop to Lunch” program across the Inland Empire. This national program brought law enforcement personnel together with community residents to build trust and form a stronger relationship. In addition, the program created an environment for us to learn from each other, and develop mutual respect and appreciation. In honor of National Community Policing Week, I want our officers to know that we recognize the difficult challenges they face every day, and I acknowledge and thank them for their dedication and tireless efforts on behalf of our community.”
SAN BERNARDINO - Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) joined Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena) and committee members for a Select Committee hearing on Regional Transportation and Interconnectivity Solutions (RTIS) on Thursday, September 29, at the Metro Headquarters in Los Angeles. The vision of the RTIS Select Committee is to ensure all forms of transportation are interconnected.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown’s statement on the Governor vetoing AB 1584:
“Although I am disappointed by the Governor’s veto of AB 1584, a bill that would have lifted over one million California seniors and adults with disabilities out of poverty. I will continue to work with him and my colleagues to fully restore recession era cuts to seniors. We have an obligation to ensure our seniors can age with dignity and share in California’s economic recovery.”
Six information sessions to take place September 13, 14 and 21
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF. – (September 9, 2016) – To help the 475 students in the San Bernardino/Riverside area impacted by the recent closure of all ITT Technical Institute locations, the San Bernardino Community College District today announced six information sessions to assist students in navigating their educational options. Admission and parking is free.
SAN BERNARDINO – In an effort to help Ashley Furniture workers secure employment,Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) has partnered with the San Bernardino County Workforce Development Department (WDD) and the City of Colton to co-host a free job fair on Thursday, September 8, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the National Orange Show in San Bernardino.
SAN BERNARDINO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) issued the following statement today on Ashley Furniture closing its manufacturing facilities in Colton:
"I am extremely disappointed to hear that Ashley Furniture will be closing its manufacturing facilities in the city of Colton and laying off nearly 900 employees. This is a devastating blow to countless families and to our local economy.
Ashley Furniture has been a major employer in our region for more than a decade. I wish we could have avoided the closure. I will be speaking with Ashley Furniture and the San Bernardino County Workforce Investment Board (WIB) to ensure employees have the information and resources they need to move forward. My heart goes out to all the families affected by this loss and I will do everything I can to support them."
SAN BERNARDINO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) issued the following statement today on the Blue Cut Fire:
“I am saddened by the destruction caused by the Blue Cut Fire that has burned 30,000 acres overnight and caused 80,000 people to evacuate their homes. As a community, we all must do what we can to help the victims of this devastating fire. My office is currently working with the American Red Cross and local public safety officials to provide assistance and resources to the victims of this terrible tragedy. I would like to commend the invaluable role of our first responders as they continue to fight the Blue Cut Fire and maintain the safety of our residents. I appreciate their dedication, tireless efforts and exceptional service.
As a result of the Governor declaring a state of emergency in San Bernardino County, I’m encouraging all constituents in the 47th Assembly District to support the Red Cross’ recovery effort by donating clothes to your nearest Salvation Army location or by visiting the American Red Cross website and making a monetary donation towards helping those displaced by the Blue Cut Fire disaster. For more information, please contact the American Red Cross at (909) 888-1481.”
(Left to right) Michael Egiebor, Carter High School; Maria Mendoza, Kaiser High School; Rebecca Egiebor, Carter High School; Johanna Silva, Alta Vista Public Charter; Assemblymember Brown; Dominick Maiorca, Kaiser High School; Kalynne Brantley, Carter High School; Aastha Chaudhary, A.B. Miller High School; and Patrick Davis, Arroyo Valley High School.
SAN BERNARDINO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino), in partnership with Wells Fargo, sponsored the 47th Assembly District Youth Academy’s trip to Sacramento on Monday, August 8. The Youth Academy, comprised of local high school students, are working together to finalize a bill proposal for next year’s legislative session.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) releases the following statement on the passing of Sharon Runner:
“I would like to extend my condolences to the Runner family today. Senator Runner will be remembered for her kindness and the warm working relationship she fostered with her colleagues. As a resident of San Bernardino County, I would like to thank her for the tireless advocacy for our county during her tenure in the Legislature. Senator Runner was a wonderful person and her presence will be missed in the State Capitol.”