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SAN BERNARDINO - Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) will host her annual Men of Distinction program on Friday, June 26, in Fontana. During the event, six outstanding men will be recognized for their dedication to activism and community leadership.
The honorees have been selected based on their achievements and reputations as respected role models who contribute their time and energy to make a positive difference in the 47th Assembly District.
SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Cheryl Brown (D-San Bernardino), issues the following statement on the tragic shooting in Charleston, South Carolina:
“My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and families who were attacked at Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, South Carolina. As a member, former trustee and Sunday school teacher at St. Paul AME in San Bernardino, I am devastated that our church has once again been subjected to racist violence. Emanuel AME is the oldest African-American Church in the United States and is a symbol of hope and freedom in the African-American community. The bible tells us that we live by faith and not by sight. Today we see the sorrow caused by this senseless act of violence, but our faith will bring healing to our community and country.”
SACRAMENTO - Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) issues the following statement commenting on the budget:
“Today’s budget includes increased investments in education and early childhood development and goes a long way towards ensuring that every student in California has access to a quality education. As a graduate of CSU San Bernardino, I am extremely pleased that the budget increases funding for higher education. However, as Chairperson of the Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care, I am disappointed that the increased funding for SSI/SSP recipients that was included in AB 93 was not included in today’s budget. California cannot continue to ignore the 1,000 residents who will turn 65 every day for the next 14 years. We have a Silver Tsunami coming and it will determine the future of our state and cost us more tomorrow if we do not address our seniors’ needs today.”
SAN BERNARDINO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) is proud to recognize Mrs. Dorothy Pryor Rose, founder of Mommie Helen’s Bakery, as her Small Business person of the Year. Mrs. Pryor Rose will be acknowledged with an award during the annual California Small Business Day hosted by the California Small Business Association on Wednesday, June 10, in Sacramento.
Mrs. Pryor Rose’s business has been in the Inland Empire for nearly 15 years. Her menu consists of: Sweet potato pie, pecan pie, rose berry pie, peach cobbler, apple cobbler, lemon cake, 7-up cake, sock-it-to-me cake, red velvet cake, and a variety of cookies, all made from scratch.
SACRAMENTO - AB 448, a bill by Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino), passed out of the Assembly yesterday with 79 members voting in favor of the measure. AB 448 will give the city of Fontana the funding it needs to extend public safety services to newly annexed areas.
“This is an extremely important bill for the city of Fontana because it does not have the funds to provide public safety services to its newly annexed residents,” said Assemblymember Brown.
SAN BERNARDINO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) was recently given a three percent raise, but donated it to the Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC) during their 50th Anniversary Gala on Friday, May 15.
CAPSBC is a non-profit agency that provides food and financial services to low income residents.
“Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County is deeply grateful for the support and generosity of Assemblymember Cheryl Brown. Ms. Brown’s commitment to the mission of CAPSBC is underscored not only by her generous spirit but by her continued advocacy at the State Capitol for our low-income communities,” said CAPSBC CEO Patricia L. Nickols-Butler.
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino), chair of the Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care, was honored as a 2015 Freedom Fighter by the Disabled Veterans Business Alliance at their annual capitol conference.
“This is a tremendous honor,” Assemblymember Brown said. “Both my father and brother were veterans who ran their own businesses, so I know firsthand the contributions that veterans make to our local communities and economy when they decide to be entrepreneurs after serving our country.”
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino), chair of the Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care, releases the following statement regarding Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr.’s May Revise of the 2015-16 state budget:
“I am disappointed that the Governor’s revised budget does not include an increase to the SSI/SSP grants that help seniors and disabled adults who are living in poverty. Funding for this program was cut in 2008 and has not been restored despite the state’s improving economy and fiscal outlook. We have a silver tsunami coming in California. Every day for the next 14 years 1,000 people in our state will turn 65. The state budget needs to reflect this reality.”
SAN BERNARDINO – Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) was among four individuals that were inducted into the College of Social and Behavioral Science’s Hall of Fame at Cal State San Bernardino.
Her professional achievements, along with her lifetime of service to the city of San Bernardino and neighboring communities, earned her a spot as one the Class of 2015 inductees.