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Statement on the Announcement of Reparations Legislation

"As a result of the historic study by the California Reparations Task Force on the negative impacts of Jim Crow-styled laws brought to California, the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) has introduced its first set of bills based upon the recommendations set forth in the Task Force’s final report.

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.

Statement On Recent Committee Assignments

"Several months ago, I advised Speaker Rivas on my intention to step down as Chair of the Assembly’s Public Safety Committee.  Speaker Rivas asked me to stay on as Chair until he found a replacement.