News, Press Releases & Media Advisories


June 27, 2018

SACRAMENTO ­– This morning, in Los Angeles, the Governor signed the final state budget that includes Senator Bradford’s budget request, which will provide $5 million to California Community Colleges seeking to create programs and dedicate staff to improve chances for formerly incarcerated students. 

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June 05, 2018

SACRAMENTO ­– Last week, the California State Senate approved SB 1412. The bill, authored by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), clarifies what information employers may use when screening job applicants.

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May 31, 2018

SACRAMENTO ­– This week, Senate Bill 1294, the Cannabis Collaboration and Inclusion Act, was approved on the Senate Floor.

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March 28, 2018

SACRAMENTO ­– Yesterday afternoon, Governor Jerry Brown announced his appointment of Debbie Lumpkin of Los Angeles, as Deputy Inspector General for Diversity and Small Business Development in the Office of Audits and Investigations, at the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans).

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March 20, 2018

SACRAMENTO –Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) was appointed Chair of the Banking and Financial Institution Committee, approved by the Senate Rules Committee on March 14th.  The Senate Standing Committee on Insurance, Banking and Financial Institutions was restructured into two separate committees, the Senate Standing Committee on Insurance and the Senate Standing Committee on