Press Releases

January 03, 2024

SACRAMENTO - Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement following the release of the 2022 Racial and Identity Profiling Act (RIPA) report:

December 19, 2023

Carson, CA –Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) distributed more than 1,000 toys to families in Senate District 35 during a holiday fair held earlier this month on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills.

November 06, 2023

 

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement on Former San Jose Police Officer Mark McNamara who allegedly sent racist text messages:

October 21, 2023

 

State Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement on the passing of former Assemblywoman Cindy Montañez:

New California law will help locate missing Black youth and women
October 11, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 11, 2023

 

“What others are saying”

about the Ebony Alert becoming law
 

New California law will help locate missing Black youth and women

 

SB 51 will support small entrepreneurs by renewing the state’s ability to issue provisional licenses for local cannabis equity applicants
October 09, 2023

 

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom has signed SB 51 by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), which will promote greater diversity in California’s cannabis industry. Specifically, SB 51 will allow the Department of Cannabis Control to issue provisional licenses for local cannabis retail equity applicants.

A provisional license enables applicants to conduct business while completing the requirements for an annual license, and eventually become a fully licensed participant in the cannabis retail market.

SB 673 gives police another tool and raises public awareness
October 09, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 28, 2023

CONTACT:  Jerome.Parra@sen.ca.gov

 

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom has signed SB 673, Senator Steven Bradford’s “Ebony Alert” legislation.

California will become the first state to create an alert notification system to address the crisis of missing Black children and young Black women between the ages of 12 and 25.

October 02, 2023

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement on the selection of Laphonza Butler to fill the seat of the late U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein:

September 29, 2023

SACRAMENTO – Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement on the passing of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein: