Press Releases

Assemblymember Mike Gipson's Interim Report on 2020 Informational Hearings - Select Committee on Police Reform

The Select Committee on Police Reform held multiple hearings in 2020 amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Through these efforts, the overall goal of the select committee was to embark on a comprehensive approach to assess ways to hold police accountable, empower our communities, and explore tools to build trust between law enforcement and those they serve.

‘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.

Bill to Ban Carotid Artery/Chokehold Restraints Headed to Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif ---- In response to the pivotal death of George Floyd and hundreds of other suspects subjected to the carotid artery/chokehold law enforcement technique, the California Assembly voted overwhelmingly (54-0) to approve AB 1196 by Assemblymember Mike A. Gipson (D-Carson).