SACRAMENTO, California – (May 22, 2023) – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles) has 10 bills heading to the Assembly Floor for full votes on a range of issues including public safety, consumer safety, and youth investment.
Sacramento, California (May 12, 2023) –Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the Governor’s revised budget proposal:
I have, for the better part of two years, stated that reparations is more than just a check – it is about removing institutional barriers in the form of laws that have and continue to marginalize Black communities in California.
SACRAMENTO, CA – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer introduced AB 86 to establish a Statewide Homelessness Coordinator to serve as the lead entity for ending homelessness in California.
AB 86 is the first bill introduced this session to take on the statewide issue of homelessness.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Reparations for Black residents in California will move to the state Legislature once a first-in-the-nation task force submits its recommendations and findings by July 1.
But the task force will not propose a cash restitution amount for individuals, opting instead to leave it to lawmakers to figure out how much descendants of U.S. chattel slavery are owed.