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2023-2024 State Budget Highlights

$145 Million in Direct Investments for the District & Statewide:

$1,250,000 - for the South Bay Center for Counseling to support the expansion of the Strength Based Community Change’s Thriving Families Well-being Initiative.

$2,500,000 - for Kedren South to fully fund and build the acute psychiatric wing in the new Psychiatric Acute Care Hospital & Children's Village in South Los Angeles (LA).

$1,250,000 - for the Beacon House Association of San Pedro's Bartlett Center. The Bartlett Remodel will update equipment and fixtures and increase storage capacity, allowing BH to increase daily meals served from 940 to 2,100 to residents and unhoused neighbors.

$80,000,000 - for Juvenile Court Schools.

$60,000,000 - to the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges to expand nursing programs (co-champion).

Gipson Responds to Marathon Petroleum Facility Fire in Carson; Amends Current Bill

CARSON, Calif --- “Last night, Carson residents witnessed and heard a loud explosion that came from the Marathon Petroleum Facility site. While I am pleased that no injuries were reported, we must do everything we can to ensure wrap around safety for residents living in close proximities of refineries,” said Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson).

New Bill to Create Boost in School Nurse Workforce

SACRAMENTO, Calif – Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) introduced AB 2175, which will improve access for aspiring school nurses in California by authorizing local education agencies (LEAs) to offer credentialing programs. 

Fake News of Coronavirus in Carson Spreads Panic

CARSON, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) released the following statement on Wednesday’s hoax Coronavirus alert:

“I am totally disgusted and dismayed at the insensitive hoax Coronavirus alert that was distributed widely throughout the City of Carson, emails and social media alleging that five patients presented to the Harbor UCLA Medical Center with symptoms.”