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Funding to address Fruit Fly Infestation Celebrated by Assemblymember Reyes

(Sacramento, CA) — Earlier this week, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation reflecting an early action budget agreement. In addition to taking a major step forward in addressing the state’s budget short fall, this action provided $22.1 million to address fruit fly infestations across the state. On March 8th , Reyes and a bipartisan group of legislative colleagues submitted a letter highlighting the emergency need for this funding locally.

Protecting Citrus Industry from Invasive Pests Prioritized by Reyes Legislation

(Sacramento, CA) - Today Assemblymember Eloise Reyes (D-Colton) introduced AB 2827, establishing a statewide goal to manage the introduction and spread of the invasive species across California. This legislation was introduced in response to the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s (CDFA) quarantine announcement for the Redlands and Yucaipa areas of San Bernardino County due to impacts caused by the Oriental Fruit Fly.

Assemblymember Reyes Announces Update on Status of AB 1000

(Sacramento, CA) — Today, AB 1000 was pulled from its hearing in the Assembly Local Government Committee by Assemblymember Eloise Reyes. Under the direction of Assembly Speaker Robert Rivas, it was communicated that the policy will be reviewed and discussed in a stakeholder working group coordinated by Assemblymember Juan Carrillo, Chair of the Assembly Local Government Committee.

Assemblymember Reyes Responds to Amazon’s Leaked Community Engagement Plan

(San Bernardino County, California)— Today, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-Colton) issued this statement regarding the leaked Amazon community engagement plan:

Today, I discovered my name mentioned multiple times in a leaked Amazon community engagement plan for Southern California. I wear it as a badge of honor for being recognized for standing up for both environmental justice and workers.

Outstanding Local Young Adult and Youth Leaders Honored by Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes

(Redlands, California)— On Monday evening, Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-Colton) honored 30 leaders under the age of 30 at her annual event on the campus of Esri Learning Academy, hosted in the tradition of former Assemblywoman Wilmer “Amina” Carter. Each honoree lives, works or volunteers in the 50th California State Assembly District, which Reyes represents. This year, her office received over 100 nominations from across the district. Honorees’ achievements included dedication to public service, the arts, community service, entrepreneurship and more.  

Assembly Majority Leader Emerita Reyes Presents $3.2 Million Check to the City of Rancho Cucamonga

(RANCHO CUCAMONGA)— Today, Assembly Majority Leader Emerita Eloise Gómez Reyes presented a $3.2 million check to the City of Rancho Cucamonga for the construction of their 9/11 Memorial Park. The check represented state funding, obtained by Reyes, in this year’s state budget. Rancho Cucamonga City Council, as well as staff from the city and fire district, joined Reyes for the event.

Assembly Majority Leader Emeritus Reyes Brings Annual Fall Tradition of Pop-up Pumpkin Patch across the District

San Bernardino, CA) – Over the past week, Majority Leader Emeritus Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-Colton) brought the 7th Annual Pop-Up Pumpkin Patches to elementary schools throughout the 50th State Assembly District. She celebrated the fall season with each school’s students by distributing pumpkins to our Transitional (T-K), Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) and Kindergarten students. 

The Museum of Redlands Celebrates $2 Million in State Funding Obtained by Assemblymember Reyes

The Redlands Historical Museum Association, along with the City of Redlands, gathered to celebrate $2 million in state funding for the completion of the construction of the Museum of Redlands (MOR), thanks to the advocacy of Assemblymember Eloise Gómez Reyes. The funding was allocated to the City of Redlands as a part of the 2023 California State Budget. 

2023 Legislative and Budget Wins Announced by Asm. Majority Leader Emeritus Reyes

Today Majority Leader Emeritus Eloise Gómez Reyes (D-Colton) announced that Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law eight bills that she introduced this legislative session.

“The bills I authored this year were introduced with the needs of our community front and center,” said Reyes. “From supporting our small businesses, to cleaning our air and supporting local youth, veterans, and seniors, I am proud of the work we accomplished this year.”

Below is a list of all legislation authored by Reyes that has been signed into law over the last month: