(Sacramento, California) – Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer (D- South Los Angeles) announced HR-12, a resolution recognizing the first week of February as Black Lives Matter at School Week of Action, passed off the Assembly floor.
In 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have A Dream” speech wherein Dr. King speaks to a nation embroiled in a seminal debate on the issue of race equality in America.
The Governor's budget announcement today is a testament to government working diligently and working through the major issues presented by a global pandemic, which remains a threat to the health of our citizens and our statewide e
(Sacramento) – Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D- South Los Angeles) announces the formation of his Law Enforcement Advisory Council naming Mike Jimenez, retired President of California Correctional Peace Officers Association, and Keith L. Williams, Ph.D., Chief of Kinloch Police Department, as the first two members.
It has been announced that my colleague, State Senator Steve Bradford, has been appointed as the Chair of the California Senate's Public Safety Committee marking the first-time in our state's history both the Senate and Assembly Public Safety Committees are chaired by African Americans.
SACRAMENTO, California – (December 7, 2020) – Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angeles) has introduced AB 89, The Peace officer Education and Age Conditions for Employment (PEACE) Act, a bill that would require new recruits for police departments and prison guard service obtain a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution or reach age 25 before serving as a
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, California – (November 24, 2020) – The Annual Operation Gobble hosted by California State Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-South Los Angles) will provide over 200 families in Assembly District 59 (AD59) with free turkeys in time to enjoy during the Thanksgiving holiday.
Statement by Assemblyman and Chair of the Public Safety Committee, Reggie Jones-Sawyer
House Resolution 105 Urges Federal Government to Preserve the Sanctity of Our Democratic Process
SACRAMENTO, California – (August 27, 2020) – Assemblymember Reggie Jones- Sawyer (D- Huntington Park) introduced House Resolution 105 on the Assembly Floor to urge the federal government to preserve the operational capacity of the United States Postal Service and the integrity of our American democracy.
The resolution is in direct response to the current situation involving controversial changes by the Trump Administration to postal service operations that have the potential to impact a voter’s ability to mail-in a ballot and be counted on election day.