Gipson Responds to Marathon Petroleum Facility Fire in Carson; Amends Current Bill

CARSON, Calif --- “Last night, Carson residents witnessed and heard a loud explosion that came from the Marathon Petroleum Facility site. While I am pleased that no injuries were reported, we must do everything we can to ensure wrap around safety for residents living in close proximities of refineries,” said Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson).

California Black Caucus Chair Introduces “Reparations” Bill

SACRAMENTO (CBM) – Assemblymember  Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), chair of the California Legislative Black Caucus, has introduced, a new bill, AB 3121. It calls for setting up a task force to study and develop reparation proposals for African Americans.

“Existing law,” the language of the legislation reads, “requests the Regents of the University of California to assemble a colloquium of scholars to draft a research proposal to analyze the economic benefits of slavery that accrued to owners and the businesses, including insurance companies and their subsidiaries.”

New Bill to Create Boost in School Nurse Workforce

SACRAMENTO, Calif – Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) introduced AB 2175, which will improve access for aspiring school nurses in California by authorizing local education agencies (LEAs) to offer credentialing programs. 

Fake News of Coronavirus in Carson Spreads Panic

CARSON, Calif --- Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson) released the following statement on Wednesday’s hoax Coronavirus alert:

“I am totally disgusted and dismayed at the insensitive hoax Coronavirus alert that was distributed widely throughout the City of Carson, emails and social media alleging that five patients presented to the Harbor UCLA Medical Center with symptoms.”