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Los Angeles Assemblymember Helps Lead Volunteers in Annual Homeless Count

LOS ANGELES, California – (January 25, 2024) – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) will lead a group of 60 volunteers on the final day of the greater Los Angeles Homeless Count, an annual event aimed at accurately assessing the current number of individuals within the city experiencing homelessness.

Statement on California’s 2024-2025 Budget Proposal

I applaud Governor Newsom for offering a January budget proposal that demonstrates a commitment to finding a balanced approach to preserving critical public safety, education, and homelessness investments.

Statement on the Passing of Bobbie Jean Anderson

The Los Angeles community lost an iconic community member, and I lost a friend and mentor over the New Year’s weekend. Today, I wish to honor and celebrate the life of a remarkable woman, community leader, political activist, and social justice change maker, Ms. Bobbie Jean Anderson.

Nonprofit Plans to Transform South LA Site

After a years-long neighborhood battle against an oil drilling site in South Los Angeles, a local nonprofit has purchased the now-demolished facility and plans to transform it into a park, community center and affordable housing.

The Los Angeles Neighborhood Land Trust recently bought the 1.86-acre dirt lot on Jefferson Boulevard for nearly $10 million from Sentinel Peak Resources. The nonprofit and its partners are now seeking grants and other funding sources to pay for planning, remediation and project execution.

Asm. Jones-Sawyer Shares Updates on Organized Retail Thefts

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).