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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).

52 Years Ago, And Still The Fight Continues

CARSON, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, Chairman of the Assembly Democratic Caucus, released the following statement in celebration of the Voting Rights Act, signed 52 years ago:

Governor Signs Gipson Bill to Restore Police Powers at Local Ports

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 585 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D – Carson) which seeks to ensure that local port security officers are able to carry batons when performing their regular security duties.

Gipson Bill to Ensure Student Safety Signed by Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 949 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D – Carson), known as the Background Checks for Sole Proprietors on School Districts Act.  AB 949 seeks to ensure student safety by requiring all sole proprietors to have a criminal background check prior to working on a school campus.

Mobile Park Owner Disclosure Act Signed by Governor

Sacramento, Calif – Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill (AB) 294, known as the 2017 Mobilehome Park Owner Disclosure Act. AB 294 amends current law to require the management of a mobilehome park to disclose specific information about the mobilehome park owner within 10 business days upon the request of a homeowner.

‘Restoration Diversion Services’ named Non-Profit of the Year

CARSON, Calif ---Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) will honor Restoration Diversion Services (RDS) in Compton as the 64th Assembly District’s Non-Profit of the Year. The local organization will join other California NPOs during a recognition ceremony hosted in Sacramento on June 28, 2017.