With a first-in-the-nation law to keep lyrics out of court a signature away, its chief sponsor talks next steps and why other states should follow California's lead.
SAN DIEGO — Lawmakers in Sacramento are pushing to expand eligibility for a state-issued ID card to all Californians regardless of immigration status.
AB 1766, also known as "California ID for All," has already passed the state Assembly, and is now heading to to the state Senate floor for a vote in the coming days.
More than 1 million undocumented immigrants in California have obtained driver’s licenses since 2015. But an even greater number, who don’t drive, have been unable to get a state ID.
A proposed law looks to change that.
AB 1766 — also known as the California IDs for All Act — would expand access to state-issued identifications to everyone, regardless of immigration status.
On July 11, California State Assemblymember and Chair of the Public Safety Committee Reggie Jones-Sawyer joined President Joe Biden at the White House for the signing of the bipartisan federal Safer Communities Act.
The newly signed legislation reinforces existing laws with added funding to help federal authorities seize illegally acquired firearms, as well as monitor, track, and regulate gun sales.
Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer, D-Los Angeles, joined Inside California Politics co-host Frank Buckley to discuss the initial report released by the California Reparations Taskforce. Asm. Jones-Sawyer is a member of that task force. The report, released in June, offers preliminary recommendations for reparations. A final report is due next year.
SACRAMENTO — At least 10% of California’s public school classrooms are overseen by teachers who are not properly credentialed, according to a first-of-its-kind reportreleased by the Department of Education on Thursday.
Sacramento, California – (July 1, 2022) – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer’s (D-South Los Angeles) work on budget matters to support programs and services within the 59th Assembly District include major funding for the arts, science programs, community groups along with stte funding to help combat smash-and-grab crimes while supporting further study on reparations.