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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.

Legislation Introduced to Establish Department of Early Child Development

Sacramento – Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) Chair of the Assembly Human Services Committee introduced AB 2581, which establishes under the umbrella of the California Health and Human Services Agency, a new Department of Early Childhood Development (DECD).  This new department would centralize the state’s administration and leadership of early child development policies and programs.