As the proud daughter of a World War II veteran, Assemblywoman Cheryl R. Brown is proud to represent thousands of service members, veterans, and military families in the Inland Empire. Cheryl Brown believes in honoring the service of these brave men and women and in keeping faith with them when they return home.
As a member of the Veterans Affairs Committee, Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown has been a strong advocate for our Inland Empire veterans. She is focused on improving health care for veterans and ensuring they receive the benefits they have earned in a timely manner. She has strengthened veterans' care by expanding mental health services in California. She is working to end homelessness among veterans, securing grant funding to support veterans who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and has worked to improve veterans' services in the Inland Empire.
To help our veterans, Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown:
- • Authored legislation that expands the definition of disability-based unearned income to include veteran’s disability compensation and help California’s veterans get the assistance they need to care for their families.
- • Fought to allocate $3 million for processing veteran disability claims.
- • Secured an additional $3 million for County Veteran Services so that our veterans have access to the resources they need.
- • Established a 47th Assembly District Veterans Advisory Committee that advises the Assembly Member on veteran issues and concerns in the district.
- • Held a free tax preparation for veterans event.
- • Worked with several veteran organizations and hosted veteran resource fairs throughout the 47th Assembly District.
Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown continues to fight for our veterans by supporting legislation that helps our veterans stay in their homes, receive quality and timely health care, pursue higher education, and receive the proper training for good-paying middle-class jobs in the civilian workforce.
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