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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).

$11.3 Million Approved for Compton College on the Heels of New Accreditation

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- During a late and final session of the 2017 Legislative Budget Conference Committee Thursday night, Compton Community College was approved to receive $11.3 million in one-time funding along with enrollment stabilization money to support the college’s transition into an independently accredited institution.

Gipson names ‘Los Tres Cochinitos’ as Small Business of the Year

WILMINGTON, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) has selected Los Tres Cochinitos of Wilmington as the 64th Assembly District Small Business of the Year.  The local restaurant will join other recognized establishments in Sacramento for an award’s ceremony in June.

Gipson Announces ‘Letter Writing Campaign’ in Advance of Possible Vote to Gut ACA

(CARSON, Calif) – Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson, Chair of the Democratic Caucus, is announcing a Letter Writing Campaign in response to the recent vote by congressional republicans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with Trumpcare, a disastrous plan that could jeopardize healthcare for 5 million Californians.

Gipson Demands UC President Resign

CARSON, Calif --- Today, Assemblymember and Democratic Caucus Chair Mike A. Gipson directly called on University of California (UC) President Janet Napolitano to step down and resign from her post as UC President.

Gipson Encouraged Over Latest State Budget

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Assemblymember and Assembly Democratic Caucus Chair Mike A. Gipson expressed optimism on today’s May Revision of the California State Budget released by Governor Jerry Brown.