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Bill Package Moves to Senate


I am pleased to announce that 10 of my bills have been approved by the Assembly and now head to the State Senate for discussion and voting.

I am thankful to my colleagues in the Assembly for their overwhelming support of these bills and their recognition of the importance that each policy has to our state.

Statement on CA Budget

Public Safety Chair’s Statement on Governor Newsom’s May Revise Presentation

Sacramento, California (May 12, 2023) –Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) issued the following statement regarding the Governor’s revised budget proposal:

Statement on Reparations Task Force Final Report

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.

CA Leads Nation in Reparations Discussion

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.