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Jones-Sawyer Speaks on Reparations

ACalifornia lawmaker and member of the reparations task force believes the state's proposal for reparations will be the roadmap for the rest of the country.

Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer told Fox News Digital California Reparations Task Force will be the "benchmark" for other states and cities considering reparations around the country.

Keeping the Holidays Safe

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Thousands are expected to head to malls and stores across California Friday for Black Friday amid increased efforts statewide by the California Highway Patrol to tackle organized retail theft.

The California Highway Patrol Organized Retail Crime Task Force is increasing its presence at shopping centers throughout the state and working with local law enforcement agencies to make arrests and heighten visibility.

Rap Lyrics Bill Moves Forward

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.

AB 1766 to Propose CA IDs for All Californians

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.

Asm. Jones-Sawyer Goes to D.C. to Talk Gun Control

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.

Asm. Jones-Sawyers talks about the need for reparations

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.

New Data on Teacher Assignments

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.

Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer Talks Reparations

California’s reparations task force will today release its first of two reports detailing the state’s history of slavery and racism — and recommending ways the Legislature might begin a process of redress for Black Californians, including proposals to offer housing grants, free tuition and to raise the minimum wage.

The 500-page study describes decades of state and federal government actions that harmed Black Americans — from slavery to more recent factors that include redlining, mass incarceration, police actions and the widening wealth gap between Blacks and whites.

Asm. Jones-Sawyer and the Historic Reparations Report

SAN FRANCISCO -- The slavery reparations movement hit a watershed moment Wednesday with the release of an exhaustive report detailing California’s role in perpetuating discrimination against African Americans, a major step toward educating the public and setting the stage for an official government apology and case for financial restitution.