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Governor’s Parole Board Hears and Recommends Pardon for Kim Carter

Sacramento – Earlier today, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes attended the Board of Parole hearings in Sacramento to support and testify on the pardon application of Kimberly Carter. Carter, a constituent of the 47th District, turned her life completely around after being formerly incarcerated, and not only went on to earn an accounting degree, but became a community advocate and beacon of hope for women and children in her community. A few hours after the hearing, the Parole Board made its recommendation to Governor Brown to pardon Kim Carter.

Governor Brown Signs AB 1523, Providing Expedited Construction Process for Mt. Vernon Bridge

Sacramento – Yesterday, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed AB 1523 by Assemblymembers Eloise Gómez Reyes (D- Grand Terrace) and Assemblymember Jay Obernolte (R- Big Bear). AB 1523 will allow an expedited construction process to be used to begin much needed repairs to the Mt. Vernon Bridge that serves as a major transportation artery for San Bernardino.

Governor Brown Signs AB 1139 (Reyes), Increasing Consumer Protection for Homebuyers

Sacramento – Today, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed AB 1139 by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes, a bill that requires homebuyers to be notified during the purchase of a home whether the property has a Private Transfer Fee (PTF). AB 1139 will protect homebuyers when making these large purchases by ensuring that they are aware that the presence of a PTF could potentially limit their financing options.

Governor Brown Signs AB 617 Renewing Statewide Commitment to Air Quality

Bell Gardens – Today, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D- San Bernardino) joined with Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. and legislative leaders for a signing ceremony for AB 617. The bill, joint-authored by Assemblymember Reyes and several of her colleagues puts measures in place to reduce both stationary and mobile sources of pollution, representing a historic effort that links the fight for air quality to continued action on climate change.