AD64 Budget Wins 2021

Asm. Gipson Brings Home $2.238 billion for AD 64

  • $3 million for Carriage Crest Park in the City of Carson for improvements on existing facilities and renovations of the recreational building.
  • $10 million for Center Avenue in the City of Compton to help improve stormwater management, increase recreational opportunities, and expand green space along Compton Creek.
  • $10 million for Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital to support critical treatment services focused on the aftermath of COVID-19, an increase in behavioral health counselors, and overall workforce development.
  • $15 million for the Student Success Coach Grant Program to support AmeriCorps partners, like City Year LA, in addressing the social-emotional and academic needs of low-income students. (AB 235 - Student Success Coaches)
  • $50 million for Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science for infrastructure development.
  • $300 million commitment by the Governor to dedicate ongoing funding for public health, including Health Equity, beginning in 2022-2023. (AB 1038 - Health Equity Fund)
  • $350 million for the Teacher Residency Grant Program to recruit and retain new teachers, and to increase diversity in the workforce. (AB 520 - Diversifying the Teacher Workforce)
  • $1.5 billion for the new Educator Effectiveness Block Grant Program to support teacher and staff professional development, offering structured feedback and coaching systems around social-emotional learning, promoting teacher social awareness, and to create diverse learning environments. (AB 520 - Diversifying the Teacher Workforce)

‘Grab and Go’ Food Distribution Feeds Over One Thousand Families

Wilmington, Ca (Oct. 28, 2020) -- As part of the ongoing “Grab and Go” campaign to provide families with food in light of COVID-19, Assemblymember Mike Gipson and Strength Based Community Change (SBCC) teamed up to distribute 1,500 boxed groceries today to Wilmington and Harbor area residents.

‘Kobe Bryant’ Bill Signed by Governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif (Sept. 29, 2020) --- Assembly Bill 2655 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) was signed by Governor Gavin Newsom making it a misdemeanor for a first responder assisting at the scene of an accident or crime to take unauthorized photos of the deceased.

Governor Signs Bill to Decompress Overcrowded Emergency Rooms

SACRAMENTO, Calif --- Today, California Governor Newsom signed  Assembly Bill 1544 authored by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) to increase access to emergency care resources by authorizing community and triage paramedic services in California.