Assemblymember Cheryl Brown laughs on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Sacramento, Calif. (Andrew Seng)
By Jeremy B. White
April 14, 2016 – 12:24 PM
- Brown under fire for environmental record
- Faces election challenge from fellow Democrat
- A California Democrat facing a rare challenge from the left over her environmental record has gotten a $1 million boost from Chevron.
The independent expenditure on behalf of Assemblywoman Cheryl Brown, D-San Bernardino, should sharpen the divisions in a race showcasing liberal discontent with business-friendly Assembly Democrats. Environmental and labor groups angered by Brown’s stance on climate legislation last year have backed a challenger and fellow Democrat, attorney Eloise Gomez Reyes.
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