Press Release

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

(Sacramento – June 11, 2019) – Today the California State Senate Committee on Public Safety voted 5 - 2 to approve Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer, Sr.’s (D- South Los Angeles) Assembly Joint Resolution (AJR) 5, legislation that urges the federal government to use California as a model for firearm safety and to pass legislation that would provide universal firearm safety regulation throughout the nation.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

(Sacramento - May 30, 2019) – This week, the California State Assembly voted (77-3) to approve Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr.’s (D – South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 1754, legislation that establishes a California Olympic and Paralympic Public Safety Command (COPPSC) for the 2028 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. 

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

(Sacramento - May 28, 2019) – Today the California State Assembly voted 51-18 to approve Assemblymember Reginald Jones-Sawyer, Sr.’s (D- South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 1007, legislation that would protect workers and reduce departmental backlog by expediting the disciplinary process for state employees.

Friday, May 24, 2019

(Sacramento – May 24, 2019,)  - This week the California State Assembly voted (74-0) to approve Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer, Sr.’s (D- South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 258 which establishes a grant program that would fund health, mental health and other supportive services for California students.

Friday, May 24, 2019

Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer, Sr.’s Bill that Allow State Cannabis Business Deductions Heads to the Senate

(Sacramento – May 23, 2019) – This week the California State Assembly voted 69-1 to approve Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer, Sr.’s (D- South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 37, legislation that allows legal cannabis businesses to deduct ordinary and necessary business expenses.

Thursday, May 23, 2019

(Sacramento – May 23, 2019,)  - Today, the California State Assembly voted (62-2) to approve Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer’s (D- South Los Angeles) Assembly Bill (AB) 927 which revises state law to assess additional fees only after a court concludes that the defendant is able to pay.

Thursday, May 16, 2019