Press Releases

Tuesday, November 24, 2020

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. A drive thru distribution will take place on Tuesday, November 24th beginning at 10:00 a.m. directly in front of the Los Angeles Coliseum.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Statement by Assemblyman and Chair of the Public Safety Committee, Reggie Jones-Sawyer

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

En redes sociales se han hecho virales algunos videos de personas que llaman a la línea de emergencias 911 para reportar que son víctimas de supuestos ataques solo porque la persona a la que están señalando pertenece a alguna minoría étnica. Para evitar que esto siga sucediendo, se presentó un proyecto de ley que busca castigar a quienes hagan este tipo de acusaciones sin una justificación válida, el cual ya fue aprobado por la legislatura y falta la firma del gobernador Gavin Newsom.

Monday, August 31, 2020

SACRAMENTO — Calling 911 to harass or otherwise violate the rights of a person based only on their race would be classified as a hate crime that could lead to jail time and a fine under a bill passed by California lawmakers on Monday.

The legislation comes amid a nationwide reckoning on systemic racism and following confrontations across the country in which primarily white people have made discriminatory emergency calls to the police when encountering people of color bird watching and barbecuing in a park, among other everyday activities.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

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.

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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.

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Queridos amigos,

Los programas destinados a ayudar a los inquilinos durante estos tiempos sin precedentes siguen estando disponibles para quienes califican.  He recopilado información sobre el estado de estos programas y en qué estamos trabajando mis colegas y yo en la legislatura para brindar alivio a los inquilinos y propietarios.