“This has been a 30-plus year journey,” Congresswoman Jackson Lee declared. “We had to take a different approach. We had to go one by one to members explaining this does not generate a check.” Congresswoman Jackson Lee said this week that there’s now enough votes in the House for passage of the historic piece of legislation.
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In an exclusive interview with the Los Angeles Sentinel, Kamlager considered her responsibilities, dedication, and loyalty that she would like to convey as a congress member. Kamlager –Dove has confirmed that she will run for congress to supersede Representative Karen Bass, who is the leading candidate for Mayor of Los Angeles. Bass supported Kamlager-Dove’s campaign for the position. ... read more »
A state lawmaker said he wants ensure that all school students in Los Angeles and throughout the state are vaccinated against COVID-19, and do to that, he announced a proposal today to eliminate personalbelief exemptions and expand upon a state vaccine mandate. ... read more »
Voting rights was the central theme at a virtual breakfast the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) held on Jan. 12, to celebrate the sacrifices and impact of Martin Luther King, Jr. on American life and politics. ... read more »
In 2021, Kamala Harris made history as the first Black, first Asian and first woman to be elected vice president of the United States. After a year in office, she met with the Black press to give an update on her activities that impact African Americans throughout the nation.
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Former President Barack Obama paid tribute to the late Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on Saturday as a man ``who got things done,'' as Democratic leaders spoke of Reid's impact on some of the most important legislation of the 21st century, from health care to Wall Street reform. ... read more »
With state revenues at an all-time high, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday proposed a budget that would cut taxes while also promising to pay the health care expenses of all of the state's low-income adults who are living in the country illegally. ... read more »
Today, justice prevailed when three men in Georgia were given a punishment of life in prison for killing Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed African American, in cold blood. All three of Ahmaud's killers are white. Two of the three involved have no possibility of parole. I agree with the decision reached and the sentence imposed. ... read more »
Being a public servant is not for everyone, but Willard Murray, Jr. embraced the role. Throughout his career, he sought opportunities to help others and most importantly, uplift African Americans. ... read more »
Current and former Black state lawmakers in Detroit announced Monday a pending lawsuit to block Michigan's newly drawn congressional and legislative districts, contending they illegally dilute the voting strength of African Americans. ... read more »
The Congresswoman sits as vice-chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security, and the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. Additionally, Congresswoman Bush is a member of the House Oversight Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy and the House Oversight Subcommittee on the Environment. ... read more »