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World pledges $4B in push to repair COVID’s education damage
July 30, 2021
International governments and companies have pledged more than $4 billion to educate 175 million children around the world and prevent a generation's chances being blighted by the coronavirus pandemic. ... read more »
Bryan, Durazo and Bloom Celebrate Homeless Hiring Tax Credit in Leimert Park
July 29, 2021
Groundbreaking $30 million budget initiative will assist homeless individuals and small businesses in California Hot and Cool Café hosted Assemblymember Isaac Bryan (D-Los Angeles), State Senator Maria Elena Durazo (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) to celebrate the groundbreaking California Homeless Hiring Tax Credit (HHTC). ... read more »
Newsom Signs Jones-Sawyer’s Bill to Stop Organized Retail Theft
July 29, 2021
 Governor Gavin Newsom called up Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) as Newsom signed into law AB 331 to help the state apply resources to reduce crime and stop organized retail theft.   ... read more »
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Profile: Sydney Kamlager Carries the Weight of All Black Women in California Senate
July 29, 2021
Kamlager, the only Black woman serving in the California Senate, spoke with California Black Media about her career, what inspires her and the priorities she has fought for since her term began. ... read more »
Rep. Waters Meets with Secretary Yellen, Discusses Implementation of Rental Assistance
July 29, 2021
"I am focused on making sure that this money is distributed and implemented correctly." ... read more »
Waters Statement on the Passing of Dr. Emma Daniels McFarlin
July 22, 2021
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Financial Services, issued a statement following the death of her friend, Dr. Emma Daniels McFarlin. ... read more »
Newsom Signs AB 331 to Stop Organized Retail Theft
July 21, 2021
Asm. Reggie Jones-Sawyer sponsored  legislation to extend sunset date of the crime of organized retail theft Governor Gavin Newson called up Assembly member Reginald Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) as Newsom signed into law AB 331 to help the state apply resources to reduce crime and stop organized retail theft. ... read more »
Harris says voting bills honor ‘American hero’ John Lewis
July 18, 2021
Congress should honor the memory of the late civil rights activist and U.S. Rep. John Lewis by enacting laws to protect voting rights, Vice President Kamala Harris said in a statement Saturday on the one-year anniversary of his death. ... read more »
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Ethiopia Is Open for Unity, Business, Progress and Empowerment
July 15, 2021
With archaeological findings that date back to around 980 BC, Ethiopia sits along the easternmost peninsula in Africa. Among Ethiopia’s priorities are sustainable economic development, agriculture, food security, conservation, and sustainable use of natural resources, the Ambassador noted. ... read more »
Bass Features Padilla and Jones-Sawyer at Virtual Town Hall
July 15, 2021
An array of timely topics were addressed at the “Fighting for Los Angeles” virtual town hall hosted by U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass on July 13.  Joining her for the forum were U.S. Senator Alex Padilla and State Assembly Member Reginald Jones-Sawyer. Fighting for Los Angeles, virtual town hall, U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass, July 13,  forum, U.S. Senator Alex Padilla, State Assembly Member Reginald Jones-Sawyer, California, L.A. Sentinel, Cora Jackson-Fossett, ... read more »
Biden Nominates Garcetti as Ambassador to India
July 15, 2021
President Joe Biden has nominated Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti as the U.S. ambassador to the Republic of India. The White House made the announcement on July 9, following weeks of speculation in the local media about the potential appointment. ... read more »
Expanded Child Tax Credit
July 10, 2021
This month, we are again making progress on one significant front in the fight against poverty. American families will begin receiving monthly Child Tax Credit checks on July 15; thanks to an expansion of the popular program in the American Rescue Plan (ARP), that was signed into law by President Biden in March with only Democratic support. The Center for Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University projects that this provision will cut the child poverty rate in half this year. ... read more »
“We Have His Back”: Dem Leaders Throw Support Behind Gov. Newsom in $276 M “Republican Recall”
July 8, 2021
A group of influential California Democratic leaders held a press conference July 2 to pledge their support for Gov. Gavin Newsom against what they are calling the “Republican Recall,” and to remind Californians, from their point of view, what the state will lose if that effort succeeds. ... read more »
Congressional Black Caucus Celebrates 50 years of Servitude and Outlines Future Progressive Works
July 8, 2021
Wednesday, June 30, the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) gathered to publicly fortify their legislative priorities as the House enters into district work period. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, also emphasized the continual work that needs to be done. ... read more »
Tim McOsker Should be the Next Councilman for Council District 15
July 8, 2021
The current city councilman is Joe Busciano, who has now focused his sites on running for Mayor of Los Angeles in 2022. Busciano’s decision of not seeking reelection has now created an opening for whomever is interested. With the race over a year away, one man who has decided that he does want the job is Tim McOsker. McOsker, who is an attorney by trade, has been a long-standing servant of both the district and the City of Los Angeles. ... read more »
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