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Bass introduces bipartisan legislation to curb recidivism, increase opportunities for ex-offenders
November 25, 2015
In light of President Obama’s work to stem over-incarceration, Congressmember Karen Bass (D-Calf.), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, recently introduced bipartisan legislation that would bolster the Administration’s efforts to eliminate barriers to education for ex-offenders. ... read more »
Councilmember Harris-Dawson Leads City Coalition in Response to Surge in Homicides
November 25, 2015
Councilmember Harris-Dawson recently initiated a cooperative effort between the LAPD, LAFD, Parks and Recreation, City Attorney, and the Mayor’s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD) to analyze and reevaluate the City’s current public safety approach, ... read more »
Taxpayers — Beware of Scammers!!
November 25, 2015
California State Board of Equalization (BOE) Chairman and Franchise Tax Board (FTB) Member Jerome E. Horton announces taxpayers should take a few simple steps to keep from being preyed upon by data thieves and cyber criminals. ... read more »
A Roadmap for Expanding LA County’s Bioscience Industry
November 19, 2015
Supervisors authorized a contract recently between the County’s Community Development Commission (CDC) and the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) to craft a strategy that would create thousands of jobs while encouraging scientific innovation. ... read more »
Bass introduces legislation to address Physician Assistant educational needs
November 12, 2015
As the only former Physician Assistant (PA) now serving in Congress, Representative Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently introduced two pieces of legislation to make sure that people who want to become Physician Assistants have the ability to successfully attend college as well as making sure that Physician Assistant education programs have the resources they need. ... read more »
Rep. Karen Bass hosts forum to address African refugee crisis
November 5, 2015
As the world continues to address the ongoing refugee crisis impacting Africa and Western Europe, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-Calif.)–Ranking Member of the Africa Subcommittee–welcomed over 100 attendees who came to hear from American and European diplomatic leaders as well as representatives from organizations working to assist refugees to discuss how the United States and European nations should respond to the increasing number of migrants, ... read more »
Carson: Can a man of great surgical skill lead a nation?
October 29, 2015
Ben Carson is the only 2016 candidate for president who has never led a state or company or run for political office. No matter, he says. ... read more »
Compton Officials Announce Violence Reduction Network
October 22, 2015
Ron M. Geltz, Head Deputy District Attorney Compton Branch Office of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, Councilmember Emma Sharif, Compton Unified School District Board of Trustees Vice-President Satra Zurita, ... read more »
Governor Signs Holden’s Bill to Eliminate the Achievement Gap
October 22, 2015
After years of legislative effort, Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden’s legislation to increase college opportunity for thousands of California high school students will go into effect January 1. ... read more »
Burke Responds to Governor’s Veto of Financial Aid Bill
October 22, 2015
Assemblywoman Autumn R. Burke (D-Inglewood) issued the following statement in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s veto of AB 1361: “The Governor’s veto of AB 1361 was very disheartening. ... read more »
Black Lives Matter Movement Shuts Down Mayor Garcetti’s Visit to South L.A.
October 21, 2015
Community members listen to Mayor Garcetti express his plans to bring reform, transportation, jobs and housing to South Los Angeles ... read more »
9th District Councilman Curren Price Receives Top Honor
October 15, 2015
Councilman Price named NAMC 2015 Legislator of the Year Award Winner The National Association of Minority Contractors-Southern California Chapter (NAMCSC) will present the 2015 Legislator of the Year Award to Councilman, ... read more »
Hall Releases Video Highlighting Barragan’s Dream of Buying a Home in Hermosa Beach
October 15, 2015
Online Video Titled "Dream" Showcases 2 Candidates With 2 Sharply Different Aspirations in Life ... read more »
Price Among Council Members Who’ve Filed Fundraising Papers
October 8, 2015
Councilman Curren Price of Los Angeles’ 9th District was among the six council members who recently filed fundraising papers with the city indicating their intention to seek reelection. ... read more »
Governor Signs Assemblymember Holden’s Bill to Allow Electronic Contracts to Protect Consumers
October 8, 2015
Chris Holden Assembly Majority Leader Chris Holden’s bill (AB 1097) to allow for electronic contracts that will provide more consumer protections over paper contracts has been signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. ... read more »
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