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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).

Statement by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson on the mass shooting in Fresno

CARSON, Calif --- Within days of the Saugus High School shooting in Santa Clarita, another mass shooting has claimed the lives of four victims and injured six others. Friends were enjoying a football watch party when the gunman entered through the backyard and began firing.

Gipson Denounces Supreme Court’s Reversal of DACA

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Assembly Caucus Chair Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) released the following statement:

“The United States Supreme Court has managed to roll back the DACA status of children of undocumented immigrants. The majority of DACA recipients are right here in California, more than 220,000. This is the only home they have ever known.”

Governor Newsom Signs Bill to Stem the Tide of Untraceable Firearms

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- A measure authored by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson), Assembly Bill 879 responds to the state and nationwide proliferation in untraceable firearms, commonly referred to as “Ghost Guns”, and the ever increasing human toll these illegal weapons continue to take on our society.