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Gipson Bill to Protect Undocumented Victims of Human Trafficking Passes First Committee
March 31, 2022
AB 2169, authored by Assembly Member Mike A. Gipson, passed Assembly Public Safety Committee with unanimous bipartisan support. This bill seeks to help undo the harm that undocumented victims of exploitation experience when they are criminalized due to their abuse while being trafficked. ... read more »
Gipson Pushes for Health Equity at MLK Community Hospital
March 10, 2022
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) introduced AB 2426, to address health equity in the South Los Angeles community. This bill would build off of AB 2599 (Bass, 2009) and cover hospital-based outpatient services provided in the emergency department. ... read more »
Asm. Gipson Hosts Police Reform Hearing on Peace Officer Bill of Rights
December 23, 2021
This week, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson), Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Police Reform, held a hearing regarding the Peace Officer Bill of Rights (POBR). The discussion included experts in academia, a civil rights attorney whose firm represents families of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor, counsel of rank and file officers, as well as police chiefs.   ... read more »
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Newsom Emerges Victorious in Recall Election
September 14, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom trampled his Republican competitors to emerge victorious in the gubernatorial recall election, which means that he’ll serve the remainder of his term. ... read more »
Cal NAACP Praises AG Becerra for Investigating LA Sheriff’s Dept.
January 28, 2021
The California Department of Justice (DOJ) launched the investigation responding to allegations of excessive force, retaliation, and other misconduct, including a number of reported incidents involving LASD management and personnel. ... read more »
Governor Signs Bill to Protect Vulnerable Youth
October 8, 2020
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) announced that Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB 901, thereby eliminating the practice of “voluntary” probation in which youth are placed under probation supervision for behavioral issues, even though they have not committed any crime. ... read more »
Larry Aubry: A Social Justice Warrior Remembered
May 21, 2020
LA Sentinel veteran columnist, Larry Aubry has passed. No one can deny that Larry was an uncompromising, relentless, no-holds-barred warrior for social justice. For decades, he fought to improve conditions for African Americans in Los Angeles, but other minorities - such as Latinos and Koreans – also benefitted from his strident advocacy for equal rights. ... read more »
Assembly Caucus Chair Mike Gipson’s Statement on Governor Newsom’s May Revision Budget
May 15, 2020
“Today, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Gov. Newsom released a somber budget proposal that reflects California’s $54 billion deficit as a result of the virus. ... read more »
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California to Turn Juvenile Prisons Into ‘Campus-Style’ Learning and Rehab Centers
January 17, 2020
From fighting the state’s homelessness crisis to supporting low-performing schools and cutting taxes on small businesses, Gov. Gavin Newsom made a number of bold proposals in his budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year. ... read more »
On Gun Violence, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson says ‘Enough is Enough’
November 21, 2019
During the California Democratic Convention in Long Beach, Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Los Angeles) led a rally to “End Gun Violence” outside the convention Center. ... read more »
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson’s statement on Governor Newsom’s proposed budget for 2019-2020
January 10, 2019
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, Democratic Caucus Chair, released the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget proposal: ... read more »
‘They Used to Walk Among Us’
July 5, 2018
Asm. Gipson responds to surge in gun violence with legislation and memorial display of two thousand shoes representing victims lost to shootings. ... read more »
To ease Emergency Room crowding,  California needs Community Paramedicine 
February 8, 2018
California has faced a mental health crisis since then-Governor Ronald Reagan severely slashed mental health care in the state. The trickle-down effect has morphed into a torrential downpour as it continues to impact our growing homeless population.   ... read more »
Strategic Growth Council oks $35 million to Watts community 
February 1, 2018
The Strategic Growth Council, under the California Environmental Protection Agency, voted in support of a $35 million Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program Grant to be awarded to the Watts Rising Collaborative.   ... read more »
CBC responds to Trump’s Racist Comment on S***hole Countries 
January 18, 2018
Earlier last week, president Trump referred to Haiti and other African countries as “s***hole countries” during a meeting with congressional leaders in the Oval Office. ... read more »
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