Senator Rosilicie Ochoa Bogh (R-Yucaipa) is pleased to announce that her advocacy efforts have resulted in significant funding allocations in the California state budget to improve the lives of residents in the Inland Empire. These crucial investments will directly benefit the County of San Bernardino and the Riverside University Health System.
“These funding allocations stand as evidence of my resolute commitment to bolstering the welfare of our local communities,” said Senator Ochoa Bogh. “I take immense pride in my pivotal role in safeguarding these crucial resources, which will improve public services and fuel the progress and prosperity of our residents. I look forward to continuing to work persistently to champion the concerns of my constituents, ensuring that their voices and concerns are heard in Sacramento.”
Senator Ochoa Bogh's steadfast dedication to her constituents has led to the following funding achievements:
County of San Bernardino - $1,500,000 for the Purchase of Front Loader and Skid Steer Snow Blowers (Permanently stored in the Mountain Communities)
Recognizing the challenges posed by snowfall in the region, Senator Ochoa Bogh tirelessly advocated for $1,500,000 in funding to support the County of San Bernardino's acquisition of front loader and skid steer snow blowers that will be permanently stored in the mountains. This investment will significantly improve snow removal operations, ensuring safer and more accessible roads during winter storms. The enhanced mobility and increased safety will positively impact the lives of residents and businesses in the Inland Empire.
“This significant funding will help the County purchase new heavy equipment that will help us prepare for future natural disasters,” said Supervisor Dawn Rowe, Chair of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors. “We are very grateful to Senator Ochoa Bogh for supporting the County and our residents. This funding will make a big difference in Forest Falls and Angelus Oaks in the years ahead.”
Riverside University Health System - $2,500,000 for Children and Youth Services Facilities Planning and Design Costs
Senator Ochoa Bogh places great importance on the well-being of young Californians. Through her unwavering advocacy, she successfully secured $2,500,000 in funding for the planning and design costs of Children and Youth Services facilities at the Riverside University Health System. This allocation will enable the creation of state-of-the-art facilities that cater to the specific needs of children and youth in the Inland Empire, fostering a nurturing environment for their growth and development.
“Riverside University Health System is thankful to have a champion like Senator Ochoa Bogh,” said Dr. Matthew Chang, Director, RUHS Behavioral Health. “This funding is vital for the continued care and support of some of the most vulnerable members of our community, specifically Riverside County’s youth, and their families.”