Assemblymember Tina McKinnor

Lawmakers Push for ‘Smart Solutions’ on Crime, Public Safety

Assemblymember Tina McKinnor (D-Inglewood) and Sen. Lola Smallwood-Cuevas (D-Ladera Heights), both members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), have joined other lawmakers and criminal justice reform advocates to address public safety in the state.   

Addressing Organized Retail Theft While Upholding Civil Liberties  

Organized retail theft is a significant issue that impacts both consumers and businesses. While it is crucial to address theft and protect businesses from losses, we should also be mindful of safeguarding individuals’ constitutional rights, particularly the right to due process. 

Hollywood Under Fire: Black Caucus Members Concerned About Black Women Execs Leaving Entertainment Industry  

On July 13, California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) members Sen. Lola Smallwood-Cuevas (D-Los Angeles) and Assemblymember Tina McKinnor (D-Inglewood) led a group of lawmakers led a news conference at the State Capitol to express their concerns over various news reports of abrupt departures of Black women leaving high-profile careers in Hollywood after the state recently approved $1.6 billion in tax credits for the industry. 

Political Playback: News You Might Have Missed – June 8

Assembly Democrats Release Spending Plan Ahead of 2023-24 Budget Vote On May 24, California Assembly Democrats released a budget proposal which aims to close the state’s projected $31.5-billion-dollar deficit. In the plan, the lawmakers are calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to close five more state prisons by 2027. This is an increase of three more prison closures than the number proposed in the Governor’s budget plan released in January. In the May budget revisions, Newsom declared that despite the closures, California “remains committed to meeting the needs of staff and the incarcerated populations while right-sizing California’s prison system to reflect

Lawmakers Push Bill to Grant Prisoners Right to Vote  

Assemblymember Isaac Bryan (D-Los Angeles) the chair of the Assembly’s Committee on Elections introduced Assembly Constitutional Amendment 4 (ACA-4). The legislation proposes amending the California Constitution to allow felons serving time in state and federal prisons to vote. 

Inglewood Transit Connector Needs Statewide Support

The region is coming to Inglewood for jobs, for housing and for entertainment. And it is incumbent upon us, to make sure that they get there with ease – not congested streets and cramped parking spots. The Inglewood Transit Connector (ITC) would accomplish exactly that – an automated transit system that would connect directly from Metro’s Downtown Inglewood K Station to the front doors of world-class entertainment venues, vibrant, technology-driven commercial zones and new mixed-use and modern housing opportunities.

Hundreds Attend 4th Annual South L.A Pride

Hundreds attended the 4th annual South LA Pride celebration on July 1, at Norman O. Houston Park in Baldwin Hills. The event united South LA’s LGBTQ community and their allies for a family-friendly “Pride Picnic.”

McKinnor Takes Oath to Represent Assembly District 62

Assemblymember Tina McKinnor (D – Inglewood) took the oath of office by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon (D – Lakewood) on June 20, to serve as California’s newest member of the State Assembly.