Press Releases

October 03, 2017

SACRAMENTO ­– Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 344, which will extend the deadline for county boards of education to determine, on appeal, whether a pupil can attend a school within the district that the pupil and parents desire.  “Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) handles more transfer appeals than any other county in the state,” said Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena).  “In order for the appeal process to be fair, SB 344 will afford LACOE and other large offices of education the necessary time to review appeals, and relieve the stress on parents, students, and

October 02, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 2, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 618 authored by Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena). SB 618 requires the integrated resource plans (IRPs) of all load-serving entities, which include investor-owned utilities (IOUs), electric service providers (ESPs), and community choice aggregators (CCAs), to contribute to a diverse and balanced portfolio of resources.

September 26, 2017

SACRAMENTO ­– Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 549 into law. Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) introduced SB 549 to ensure that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) is made aware in a timely fashion when Investor Owned Utilities (IOUs) redirect funds intended for safety-related project

September 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Late Monday evening, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 489, which will extend the period of time allowed for hospitals and emergency physicians to bill for emergency services provided to workers injured on the job.

September 14, 2017

SACRAMENTO – This afternoon, Senate Bill 620 was once again approved by the Senate, this time for a concurrence vote, following its passage in the Assembly. Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) introduced SB 620 to provide California judges with necessary discretion at sentencing for felony criminal cases in which a firearm was used.

September 12, 2017

SACRAMENTO – Late yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 489, which will extend the period of time allowed for hospitals and emergency physicians to bill for emergency services provided to workers injured on the job.

September 01, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Senator Steven Bradford (D- Gardena) introduced Senate Bill 789, a measure to streamline Inglewood sports and entertainment projects, expedite transit projects to serve Inglewood and the upcoming Olympics, while ensuring the protection of existing community members and their homes.

August 18, 2017

Sacramento (CA) – Over the weekend, three people were killed and at least 34 were injured in a hate rally of several hundred right-wing extremists on the campus of the University of Virginia. The stated intention of this white nationalist rally was to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. Lee, general of the Confederate Army, yet it was fueled by white supremacy ideology.
 

July 21, 2017

SACRAMENTO - Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 621 into law. Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) introduced SB 621 to make certain that part-time teachers in private schools receive their justly-deserved compensation at the same rate as full-time teachers.

“I am pleased that California teachers working part-time for private schools will receive fair pay,” said Bradford.

June 19, 2017

Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) has introduced Senate Resolution 43, urging the National Trust for Historic Preservation to recognize Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science (CDU) in Los Angeles as an historic site eligible to receive Federal grants.