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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).

Asm. Gipson and Fellow Assemblymembers Hosted Press Conference with Expelled Tennessee Rep. Jones to Protect Democracy and Continue to Tackle Gun Violence

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 15, 2023) – Assemblymembers Mike A. Gipson and Mia Bonta hosted a press conference today in anticipation of AJR 5, which condemns the Tennessee Legislature for expelling two representatives after they joined a peaceful protest against gun violence, and they welcomed Representative Justin Jones, one of the two Tennessee representatives expelled.