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Assemblymember Gipson on the Kentucky Grand Jury Findings in the Murder of Breonna Taylor
October 1, 2020
Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, chair of the California Assembly Democratic Caucus and Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on Police Reform responds to the Kentucky Grand Jury Findings in the murder of Breonna Taylor.  “Today’s announcement that Louisville, Kentucky Officer Brett Hankison was not charged in the wrongful death of Breonna Taylor, 26, but for ‘wonton endangerment in the 1st degree’ was the wrong decision by the Grand Jury. Additionally, the other two officers involved were not charged at all. ... read more »
Black Caucus Writes Letters Defending State Bar Candidate
September 24, 2020
“The Black community is already subject to a lot, and we’re not thought about all the time. It's important for us to take matters into our own hands and really be prepared for what's to come because sometimes we're not considered in the game plan as far as what the world needs to do,” Sidqe said. ... read more »
Local Legislation Actively Listens to the Voice of the Future for Guidance into a Healthier World
August 20, 2020
The event entitled “Let’s Talk About it” represented the yearn for growth within the minds of community leadership. They recognized through these historical waves of events there will be trauma and possible turmoil among young hearts, which could create a slanted perspective in adulthood. The best solution is to talk through what is being processed in real time. ... read more »
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Friends and Colleagues Celebrate the Legacy of Rep. John Lewis
July 23, 2020
FORMER PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA  “Considering his enormous impact on the history of this country, what always struck those who met John was his gentleness and humility. Born into modest means in the heart of the Jim Crow South, he understood that he was just one of a long line of heroes in the struggle for racial justice. Early on, he embraced the principles of nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience as the means to bring about real change in this country, understanding that such tactics had the power not only to change laws, but to change hearts and minds as well.”  ... read more »
Bill Banning Police from Using Deadly “Sleeper Hold” Introduced in California Assembly
June 11, 2020
The legislation, AB 1196, bans law enforcement officers in the state from using carotid artery restraints to subdue and detain suspects. The chokehold — commonly called the “sleeper hold” among wrestling fans — is supposed to render victims unconscious, but it has proven to be deadly. ... read more »
Assemblymember’s Son Victim of Gun Violence
April 9, 2020
The 32-year-old son of Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) was one of four victims who were shot on Sunday around 4:00pm in the 8900 block of Hobart Avenue in South Los Angeles. ... read more »
Compton Salute to Marie Hollis Attracts Hundreds
October 17, 2019
At a recognition program on Oct. 11, nearly 300 people came out salute her love and commitment to the city and celebrate her retirement as head of Concerned Citizens after 19 years of service. The crowd included elected officials, faith leaders, business executives and residents of the community. ... read more »
“We Have a Crisis,” Says Gov. Newsom As State Pumps 1.7B in Homelessness Fight
July 4, 2019
Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $214.8 billion state spending plan he and legislative leaders are calling “the Affordability Budget” for the 2019-20 fiscal year. It took effect July 1 after the governor hashed out differences with the Assembly and Senate. ... read more »
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California Legislative Black Caucus Selects Assemblymember Mike Gipson as the New Secretary/Treasurer
February 1, 2018
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) has selected Assemblymember Mike Gipson (AD-64) as the new Secretary/Treasurer. The position has been vacant since Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas (AD-54) resigned from the Legislature due to health concerns. ... read more »
Measure H
March 7, 2017
Measure H, also known as the “Los Angeles County Plan to Prevent and Combat Homelessness,” will be on the March 7 ballot. This measure seeks to institute a quarter-cent county wide sales tax to pay for services that benefit homeless individuals. The average consumer will pay a little more than a dollar a month to provide life altering programs to those in need. Services include mental health, job training, substance abuse treatment, emergency and affordable housing, prevention and support services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, and many more. If passed by a two-thirds majority vote, this tax will last for 10 years. It is estimated to generate $355 million a year for these programs which are vital to keeping people off the streets. Measure H will not solve the problem overnight but represents a large investment in an even larger problem. ... read more »
Gun Violence: Closing Loopholes
January 26, 2017
There is little recognition for the men; women; and children of my district who are killed nearly every day ... read more »
West Basin Board of Directors Recognize Assemblymember Mike Gipson as Legislator of the Year 
October 12, 2016
During a special board meeting on October 3, 2016, the West Basin Municipal Water District (West Basin) Board of Directors presented Assemblymember Mike Gipson with its Legislator of the Year award. ... read more »
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