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May 18, 2017

Sacramento – The California Senate approved SB 620 (Bradford) on a vote of 22-14 to allow a court, in the interest of justice, to use judicial discretion when applying a sentence enhancement for using or discharging a firearm, consistent with other enhancements.

May 16, 2017

I am extremely disheartened by the passing of the ACHA through the House of Representatives.  The passing of the American Health Care Act will have an immeasurable and long-term negative impact on the health and quality of life of more than 14 million Californians who rely on Medi-Cal.

May 12, 2017

The African-American Leaders for Tomorrow (AALT) Program is a four-day long residential summer program that is held on the campus of California State University Dominquez Hills (CSUDH). Application Deadline May 15, 2017

http://blackcaucus.legislature.ca.gov/african-american-leaders-tomorrow

May 11, 2017

Sacramento – Yesterday, the Senate Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, chaired by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) held an informational hearing relating to the Employment Development Department’s readiness to meet the challenges of another recession and continue to provide effective services to Californians in need.

May 07, 2017

Bradford offers thoughts about SB 620, “These enhancements cause problems. They disproportionately increase racial disparities in imprisonments and they greatly increase the population of incarcerated persons,” he said.

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April 27, 2017

Senator Steven Bradford (D- Gardena) added, "I am thrilled to hear LAUP will be receiving a much deserved $3 million dollar grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services. Extensive research has shown the undeniable importance of early childhood education, specifically between birth and the age of three, and the Early Head Start Partnership Grant will help stimulate programs that provide the necessary development for children in these high-need zip codes".

March 14, 2017

State Sen. Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) added, “Our state’s future and students simply cannot afford shortages. As we work to attract and retain highly effective teachers we must also ensure schoolchildren learn from individuals with diverse backgrounds in both race and gender.”

February 14, 2017

On Tuesday, February 14th, 2017, Senator Steven Bradford introduced SB 345, a bill that would improve transparency and accountability of police agencies throughout California.