9/11: 20 Years of Reflection

By Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer

On the morning of September 11, 2001, I awoke, as all Americans did, to the horrific scenes of our nation under attack and the surreal visual evidence unfolding live on national television. For baby boomers like myself and members of Gen-X, this was our Pearl Harbor.

The unfathomable had occurred: foreign terrorist had managed to attack Americans on American soil. Not only did they succeed in hijacking planes, they hijacked our national psyche, our emotions, and our lives, if only for a day.

El asambleísta Jones-Sawyer insta a vacunarse

El jueves por la mañana docenas de personas esperaban en línea para hacerse la prueba del covid-19 o para recibir su vacuna en una clínica del sur de Los Ángeles.

Entre ellos estaba la señora Antonia Bernardo quien llegó con sus dos hijos, Eric y Stephanie Genaro para que se hicieran la prueba.

New Bill Seeks to Mitigate Harmful Use of Illegal and Dangerous Fireworks

AB 1588 Will Provide Resources to the State Fire Marshal

(Sacramento – July 20, 2021) – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D–South Los Angeles) co-authored Assembly Bill 1588, which seeks to provide $1.8 million in funding to the California State Fire Marshal to safely enforce existing statewide programs to prevent the use of illegal and dangerous fireworks.

Organized Retail Crime Challenges

SAN FRANCISCO — A flurry of shoplifters in masks and hooded jackets sprinted from a downtown Neiman Marcus last week and into getaway cars with armfuls of designer handbags — a scene captured on video and raising fears that rings of thieves were hitting retail businesses.

The incident, which remains under investigation, was only the latest to give an impression of lawlessness running rampant in San Francisco's stores, where people have been caught on recordings openly swiping products seemingly without repercussion.