California Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) joins Inside California Politics co-host Frank Buckley to discuss the Little Hoover Commission’s study of organized retail theft, which is a study he requested along with Assemblyman Juan Alanis (R-Modesto).
"Several months ago, I advised Speaker Rivas on my intention to step down as Chair of the Assembly’s Public Safety Committee. Speaker Rivas asked me to stay on as Chair until he found a replacement.
Taking on criminal elements in our society has been a longstanding focus of mine as an elected official.
(Sacramento) – “I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude to Governor Gavin Newsom for his signature on Assembly Bill 1734 to help the City of Los Angeles urgently address the homelessness crisis.
Hip-hop's 50th anniversary went off without a hitch as Run-D.M.C. had their final performance in August at the Hip Hop 50 Live concert at Yankee Stadium. 50 Cent and Busta Rhymes celebrated future generations of rappers at 50 Cent's The Final Lap Tour and female MCs like Queen Latifah, Remy Ma and MC Lyte got their flowers in Netflix's "Ladies First: A Story of Women in Hip-Hop."
Rappers including 2Pac, Notorious B.I.G., Nipsey Hussle, Pop Smoke, Takeoff and more who died due to gun violence were incorporated into the celebrations despite their physical absence.
Mass shootings continue to terrorize communities across our country. Whether at a bar, a school, or a dollar store, gun violence has taken too many American lives.
(Inside California Politics) — California Assembly Member Reggie Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, joined Inside California Politics co-host Nikki Laurenzo to discuss the effort to create a 28th Amendment to the Constitution to strengthen gun control.
Asm. Jones Sawyer is one of the lead authors of a resolution introduced at the State Capitol in support of Governor Newsom’s effort.
With recent reports of large groups between 30 and 50 individuals, ransacking retailers in Los Angeles County, it is worth noting that the California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) Organized Retail Crime Taskforce (ORCTF) has the capacity and authority to investigate each crime, retrieve stolen merchandise, and arrest perpetrators and those involved in the planning, execution, and distribution of stole