"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.
Taking on criminal elements in our society has been a longstanding focus of mine as an elected official.
(Sacramento) – “I would like to extend my sincerest gratitude to Governor Gavin Newsom for his signature on Assembly Bill 1734 to help the City of Los Angeles urgently address the homelessness crisis.
Mass shootings continue to terrorize communities across our country. Whether at a bar, a school, or a dollar store, gun violence has taken too many American lives.
With recent reports of large groups between 30 and 50 individuals, ransacking retailers in Los Angeles County, it is worth noting that the California Highway Patrol’s (CHP) Organized Retail Crime Taskforce (ORCTF) has the capacity and authority to investigate each crime, retrieve stolen merchandise, and arrest perpetrators and those involved in the planning, execution, and distribution of stole
I am proud to share that I have secured $5.5 million for groups and organizations in my District for programs, services, and new construction projects that will benefit the communities in the 57th Assembly District for years to come.
Funding awards are being given to the following organizations:
Senator Grove and I met in my office to discuss SB 14. The meeting was productive and the Senator and I believe there is a pathway forward for the bill.
Our respective staffs did discuss suggested amendments to SB 14 on July 7, 2023, but Senator Grove declined the suggestions.
The Three Strikes model of sentencing is ineffective in preventing crime and protecting the public's safety. We will not build on a deeply flawed sentencing system that unfairly punishes disadvantaged communities. SB 14 makes no new corrective actions or enhancements to laws already in place.
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) has introduced amendments to Assembly Bill (AB) 1510, creating the Fighting Fentanyl Bond Act of 2024.