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Bill to Ban Police Restraints that Cut Off Oxygen Headed to Governor’s Desk
September 16, 2021
Assembly Bill 490 or Angelo’s Law, authored by Chair of the Select Committee on Police Reform, Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) passed the California State Legislature. AB 490 seeks to ban law enforcement from using restraints that cause positional asphyxia, a deadly condition that can occur when a person being restrained cannot get enough oxygen. ... read more »
The Lookout: New Cal Housing Bills Could Change the Look, Feel of Your Neighborhood
September 9, 2021
California, known for its sprawling residential neighborhoods of single-family homes spread out with driveways, front yards and garages, even in urban areas, may soon get an architectural makeover. That’s if two new bills approved by the legislature and awaiting the governor’s signature are signed into law. ... read more »
Assemblymember Gipson and Senator Kamlager partner with African American Voter Registration, Education and Participation Project (AAVREP) to Defeat Right Wing Recall
August 19, 2021
In an unprecedented display of unity Black members of Congress lead by Karen Bass, local elected officials lead by Supervisor Holly Mitchell along with Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, and representatives of the California Legislative Black Caucus have organized themselves to oppose the September 14th Right Wing Recall. This dynamic group will focus specifically on ensuring Black voters turn out to vote, and vote ‘No’.  ... read more »
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Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus Reflect on the One-Year Anniversary of the Murder of George Floyd
May 27, 2021
Members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) reflect on the one-year anniversary of the murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020, by former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin. ... read more »
California Elected Officials, Civic Leaders React to George Floyd Verdict
April 22, 2021
The jury convicted Chauvin on two counts of murder, homicide and one of manslaughter, for pinning his knee on the neck of Floyd for nine minutes and 29 seconds on May 25, 2020. ... read more »
Senator Steven Bradford, Chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus, Endorses Councilwoman Emma Sharif for Mayor of Compton
April 9, 2021
This week, Councilwoman Emma Sharif, announced the high-powered endorsement of State Senator Steven Bradford, who represents Compton in the California state legislature. ... read more »
Assemblymember Gipson Hosts Tele-Townhall To Discuss COVID-19 Concerns
April 9, 2020
Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair and 64th District Assemblymember Mike Gipson hosted a tele-townhall for stakeholders and constituents to discuss the growing concerns of the Coronavirus outbreak. On the call, he was joined by Dr. Sheila Young of Charles Drew University and other guests from the Governor’s office and healthcare community to discuss what the state is doing to help California residents as well as share available resources within the 64th district.   ... read more »
‘Saving Our Sons’
July 18, 2019
Assembly member Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) will host a transformational one-day conference “Saving Our Sons” for boys of color in middle school and high school, drop-outs, wards of the court, continuation school students, youth on probation and those residing in foster and group homes. ... read more »
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L.A. Sentinel Hosts Conversation on Advancing Black America Featuring CBC Chairwoman Karen Bass
April 18, 2019
The topic of discussion for the evening — advancing Black America during a pivotal moment in Congress ... read more »
African Americans Win Throughout California 
November 8, 2018
Dems took over the House, but not the Senate. California has a new governor, according to LA vote, as of press time, Tony Thurmond will lead public instruction and rent control laws will remain as they are:  just some of the highlights of the country’s midterm election November 6. ... read more »
Los Angeles Sentinel June 2018 Endorsement Slate
May 24, 2018
Los Angeles Sentinel June 2018 Endorsement Slate ... read more »
Success On “The Way” Ask Dr. Jeanette “Raise The Bar!” “Close The Achievement Gap!”-Part 2 “No More Crib to Prison!!
April 26, 2018
Bills requiring money take effect immediately and require 27 votes in the Senate and 54 votes in the Assembly. ... read more »
Success On “The Way”… Ask Dr. Jeanette: “Raise The Bar!” “Close The Achievement Gap!” Part 1
April 19, 2018
The California Charter Schools Association is reforming itself, building interest in the lowest performing subgroup, African Americans. ... read more »
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 »
Gipson: ‘Repeal of Affordable Care Act would devastate most vulnerable populations’
March 22, 2017
With the GOP congressional leadership in Washington forging ahead with repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair Mike A. Gipson is calling on Californians to phone the Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, the architect of the GOP Health Plan and members of Congress. ... read more »
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