Statement on the Death of Tyre Nichols

The death of Tyre Nichols at the hands of law enforcement was a preventable tragedy.

This is yet another example of the warrior mentality found across agencies throughout our country. It also shows a greater need for de-escalation training, and a more educated and life experienced peace officer to better assess situations and seek options other than brutality.

Jones-Sawyer Speaks on Reparations

ACalifornia lawmaker and member of the reparations task force believes the state's proposal for reparations will be the roadmap for the rest of the country.

Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer told Fox News Digital California Reparations Task Force will be the "benchmark" for other states and cities considering reparations around the country.

Statement on Governor Newsom’s Proposed State Budget

The $297 Billion state budget proposed by Governor Newsom largely keeps our investments intact, which is a testament to the carefully crafted, responsible budgets of the past. The budget proposes continuing investments I championed, including rehabilitation and reentry services and increasing critical programs through an additional $1 billion for homelessness directed to cities and counties.

Keeping the Holidays Safe

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Thousands are expected to head to malls and stores across California Friday for Black Friday amid increased efforts statewide by the California Highway Patrol to tackle organized retail theft.

The California Highway Patrol Organized Retail Crime Task Force is increasing its presence at shopping centers throughout the state and working with local law enforcement agencies to make arrests and heighten visibility.

Statement on Brittney Griner Court Denial

The political posturing by the Russian government surrounding the Brittney Griner arrest and conviction is unacceptable. In an effort to keep American officials at bay during their colossal economic failures and stunning military loses to the brave Ukrainian forces, the Kremlin has decided to make Ms. Griner an example of their authority.

Statement on Resignation of Nury Martinez

"A simple mea culpa is not enough, nor is resigning as the president of the city council.

The racist and homophobic attacks cannot be wiped away by resigning a post, Ms. Martinez and her colleagues, Mr. De Leon, and Mr. Cedillo must resign their seats on the Los Angeles City Council. Their actions are unbecoming of elected officials and they have lost the public's trust.

California is on Track to License Bounty Hunters for the First Time

Bill Heads to Governor for Signature

(Sacramento) Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer’s (D-South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 2043, sponsored by Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, has passed both the California State Assembly and Senate with bipartisan support.