Press Releases

August 19, 2020

SACRAMENTO ­– Yesterday, Governor Newsom signed AB 1460 – California State University Ethnic Studies, authored by Assemblymember Dr. Weber (D- San Diego) and sponsored by the California Faculty Association (CFA), which requires undergraduates to complete a minimum of one three-unit course in Ethnic Studies to graduate, effective beginning with students graduating in the 2024–25 academic year.

July 27, 2020

SACRAMENTO – Key working groups from both houses of the California State Legislature are prioritizing economic recovery in the final weeks of session and have developed a joint $100 billion stimulus plan, building upon the successful collaboration that led to a balanced state budget addressing the $54 billion deficit.

July 20, 2020

COMPTON, CA – Last week, Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), in partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture, hosted a Food Giveaway and distributed thousands of pounds of fresh food to the community.

July 01, 2020

SACRAMENTO ­– Today, Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) introduced two measures aimed at enacting significant police reform in the state of California: SB 731 and SB 203.

May 07, 2020

GARDENA, CA –Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) played an instrumental role in securing a donation of $25,000 to the Gardena Carson Family YMCA through a grant from the crisis Response Community Relief Project of Phillips 66.

The grant will support the YMCA’s following COVID-19 relief efforts: Farm Fresh Produce to low-income families and seniors, Grab-and-Go Food Programs, Blood Drive, Essential Supplies to low-income residents and Child Care for first responders.

May 05, 2020

INGLEWOOD – Today, Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) released the following statement regarding the finalization of the Clippers organization completing the $400 million purchase of The Forum from Madison Square Garden Entertainment Corporation (MSG).

April 29, 2020

INGLEWOOD - Senator Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) released the following statements regarding the NCAA Board of Governors’ announcement today on, “supporting rule changes to allow student-athletes to receive compensation for third-party endorsements both related to and separate from athletics.”

April 28, 2020

INGLEWOOD, CA –California Senator Steven Bradford (35th District) secured 1,000 face shields produced by CSUDH students with 3D printing to protect Resident Physicians at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center who are on the frontlines of the pandemic.

The face shields will protect medical professionals during procedures that might expose them to blood or other infectious fluids, and support their own health and safety as they work with COVID-19 positive patients.

April 22, 2020

Cannabis Equity Programs Awarded Millions by State


INGLEWOOD, CA –Yesterday morning the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic
Development (GO-Biz), in partnership with the Bureau of Cannabis Control, announced $30
million in grant funding through the Cannabis Equity Grants Program for Local Jurisdictions.

October 29, 2019

Senators Bradford and Skinner Statement on NCAA’s Announcement on Name, Image, and Likeness


SACRAMENTO - State Senators Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) and Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) released the following statements regarding the NCAA Board of Governors’ announcement today on, “enhancing name, image, and likeness opportunities” for college athletes.