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Welcome to my legislative website. It is an honor to have this opportunity to serve my community. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any comments, questions or concerns that you may have with the district—or with your state government.
SACRAMENTO – Covered California’s open-enrollment period has started and will continue through January 31, 2016. The goal of open-enrollment is to further reduce the number of uninsured Californians and provide affordable healthcare.
“Having quality medical coverage is essential to all Californians. Covered California will help enrollees choose an affordable plan that meets the needs of all individuals and their families,” Assemblymember Brown said.
SAN BERNARDINO – Last week, the California Energy Commission (CEC) announced that Fontana and Rialto Unified School Districts will receive $500,000 each through the Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) program to construct and operate compressed natural gas fueling stations to serve their districts and surrounding communities.
“I am proud that Fontana and Rialto Unified School Districts have been selected as recipients of this innovative award,” stated Assemblymember Brown. “The award provides both the opportunity to create more jobs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This is a win-win for schools and communities.”
SAN BERNARDINO - During Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown's 3rd Annual Sickle Cell Forum at Kaiser Permanente, a panel of expert speakers provided general information about sickle cell disease and strategies for improving quality of care.
The forum, moderated by Farron Dozier, CEO of What'z Da Count, Inc., featured: Mary Brown, CEO of the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of California (SCDFC); Dr. Ron Brathwaite, Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC); and Charlotte Dixon Burke, RN.
SACRAMENTO - AB 914, a measure by Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino), has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. The bill authorizes the San Bernardino Associated Governments (SANBAG) to implement an Express Lane program in San Bernardino County on the I-10 and the I-15 corridors.
“The Inland Empire is the fastest growing region in the state; and as result, we are subject to the worst traffic and air quality conditions,” stated Assemblymember Brown. “AB 914 gives SANBAG additional tools to reduce congestion and improve our air quality. Additionally, the project creates a significant number of new jobs.”
SAN BERNARDINO - Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) will open a satellite constituent service office on Thursday, October 8, to better serve constituents in the city of Colton.
“Establishing our Colton satellite office is important to me because it will allow better public service for our constituents in Colton. We provide a variety of constituent services to help resolve state bureaucratic issues and problems,” said Assemblymember Brown.
The new satellite office will be located at Colton City Hall, 650 North La Cadena Drive. The office will be staffed every 2nd and 4th Thursday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Constituents can receive assistance with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), Employment Development Department (EDD), Department of Consumer Affairs, Covered California, and other state agencies.
For more information, contact Ashley Jones at (909) 381-3238.
SAN BERNARDINO - Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) will host her annual community forum to educate the public about sickle cell anemia and sickle cell trait on Friday, October 16, at Kaiser Permanente Palm Court II in Fontana from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Sickle cell anemia is a serious blood disorder that causes the body to create curvy or "sickle" shaped red blood cells that block the flow of blood and prevent oxygen from getting to the body's tissues. This can cause severe pain and organ damage.
SAN BERNARDINO – This week, Governor Jerry Brown announced that Mr. Richard DeLaRosa has been reappointed to the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. Mr. DeLaRosa has served on the commission since 2014.
“I want to congratulate Mr. Richard DeLaRosa for his unselfish public service. His strong track record as a public servant in our community and state speaks for itself,” said Assemblymember Brown. “The announcement of his reappointment brings a great sense of pride to my district and I wish him the best as he serves another term on the commission.”
SAN BERNARDINO - Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Small Business in the Inland Empire, held a public hearing on Friday, September 25, to explore the small business climate in the Inland Empire. The hearing provided a regional economic forecast and the discussion of solutions to enhance the Inland Empire’s participation within state funding programs.
“The Inland Empire is the fastest growing region throughout Southern California; however, we haven’t experienced the same level of economic growth as other parts of the state,” said Assemblymember Brown. “By convening this meeting, our goal is to identify and prioritize legislative ideas that will promote economic recovery and job creation in the Inland Empire.”
SAN BERNARDINO – As a follow up to a trucking roundtable meeting held in May, Assemblymember Cheryl R. Brown (D-San Bernardino) will host a Trucking Summit on Friday, September 18, with special guest Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Oakley), Chair of the Assembly Committee on Transportation.