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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).

Re: DACA and the need to the pass the DREAM Act

To:

Vice President Mike Pence, Senate President
Senate President Pro Tem Orrin Hatch
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
House Speaker Paul Ryan
Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy
Republican members of the US Senate
Republican members of Congress

Re: DACA and the need to the pass the DREAM Act

Re: DACA y la necesidad de pasar el DREAM Act

Para :

Vice Presidente Mike Pence, Presidente del Senado
Presidente del Senado Pro Tem Orrin Hatch
Líder de la mayoría del Senado Mitch McConnell
Portavoz Paul Ryan
Líder de la mayoría Kevin McCarthy
Miembros republicanos del Senado de los E.E.U.U.
Miembros republicanos del Congreso

Gipson condemns decision to rescind DACA

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, chair of the California Assembly Democratic Caucus and member of the California Legislative Black Caucus, condemns the unjust and evil action taken by #45, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the White House in rescinding DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

Gipson urges White House to keep DACA

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, chair of the California Assembly Democratic Caucus is urging the White House to retain DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), a federal deportation protection program for children who were illegally brought to this country. 

Gipson Gives Thumbs Up to Appointment of Los Angeles County Judge to Judicial Council

CARSON, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, Chairman of the Assembly Democratic Caucus and member of the Legislative Black Caucus, released the following statement in support of the appointment of Los Angeles County Assistant Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile as the newest member of the Judicial Council, effective September 15, 2017.