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A message from your Assemblymember, Steven Bradford:

Thank you for visiting my website. As your Assembly Member I am excited to serve you in Sacramento.

The foundation of my work here at the State Capitol will be built on my continued passion for public safety, economic development, and education. As the year progresses, stay tuned for updates on how I am making a positive change in our district and the State of California.

I welcome your thoughts, concerns, and feedback, so please do not hesitate to send me an email or contact our Capitol Office at (916) 319-2062 or District Office at (310) 412-6400. We are here to serve you. Thank you once again for visiting my website.

Sincerely,

Steven Bradford
Member of the Assembly, 62nd District

Recent News in the 62nd District

Urban Gardens Pass Committee Vote

A bill to give families greater leeway to use their yards for home gardening has cleared the Assembly Judiciary Committee today.

AB 2561, by Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), prohibits a homeowners association (HOA) or a landlord from unreasonably banning home gardens from a family’s front or back yard.

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Two Inglewood Students Among Bus Crash Victims

Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement regarding the tragic bush crash in Northern California:

“I was shocked and saddened to learn about the tragic bus crash that claimed 10 lives and injured many more yesterday. My heart goes out to everyone involved.

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Hearing on the Implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula

Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys & Men of Color
Hearing on the Implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula

Join us to discuss the Local Control Funding Formula.

We are experiencing an unprecedented change in the way we fund our schools and measure our progress. Given the Select Committee’s focus on improving the outcomes for young African American, Latino, and Asian-Pacific Islander youth, we will be taking a deeper look at the proposed accountability plans and budgets for local districts.

Friday, March 21, 2014
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Toni Atkins Will Follow Pérez as Speaker

Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) congratulated Assembly Member Tony Atkins (D-San Diego) on her election as the next Speaker of the Assembly:

"I was proud to cast my vote for Toni Atkins to be the next Speaker of the State Assembly. Speaker-elect Atkins is a friend and respected colleague and I know she is qualified and capable of leading the Assembly into the future. I also thank Speaker Pérez for his years of leadership. He leaves the state in good condition and good hands."

 

Bradford Meets with Obama at White House

President announces "My Brother's Keeper" initiative aimed at improving education and employment outlook for black and Latino males

Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) joined President Barack Obama in the East Room of the White House to announce an initiative aimed at improving opportunities for men of color. He later joined the President for a policy briefing in the South Court Auditorium.

The "My Brother's Keeper" initiative will bring together stakeholders from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors to eliminate the school-to-prison pipeline. Bradford, who serves as the chair of California's Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color, has spent the last year working on finding solutions to that very problem.

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Assembly Approves Drone Privacy Protections

The California Assembly today approved new rules regarding the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), commonly known as drones, which will protect the privacy rights of Californians.

AB 1327, jointly authored by Assembly Members Steven Bradford (D-Gardena), Jeff Gorell (R-Camarillo), and Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), requires public agencies seeking to use drones to obtain warrant, give public notice of their intention to launch a drone, and destroy any data collected within six months. The bill also prohibits the weaponization of drones.

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California Leads A Strengthening Union

Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement in response to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address:

“Tonight the President made a convincing case that the state of the union is strong and getting stronger, and nowhere is that more clear than right here in California.

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Assemblymember Bradford Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on the Floor of the Assembly

Sacramento - Senate Concurrent Resolution 73 declared January 20, 2014 as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in California. California State Assemblymember Steve Bradford (D-Gardena) rose on the floor of the Assembly, not only to honor King, but to tell seldom heard stories about King’s life before the famous March on Washington. Watch this assembly access video to hear those stories, and find out why Mr. Bradford thanked Dr. King for “not sneezing.”

 

Moving California Forward

(Sacramento) – Immediately after Governor Brown delivered his 2014 State of the State address to a joint session of the State Legislature, Assemblymember Steve Bradford (D-Gardena) said he likes the Governor's focus on fiscal discipline and keeping the state's economy strong. Assemblymember Bradford said also that he believes the Governor's local control funding plan and efforts to reinvest in education is the right path for the state. Here's more in this Assembly Access video.

 

California is on Solid Ground and Moving Forward

Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following in response to Governor Jerry Brown’s state of the state address:

“I appreciate the Governor’s assessment of the state of our state. After many years of late budgets and painful cuts, California is working together to keep us on solid financial footing.

“As the Governor noted, California has created one million new jobs since 2010. These new jobs, combined with the voters’ approval of new revenues, and legislators’ hard work making responsible choices in our budget, we now have a surplus that measures in the billions.

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CPUC Finally Allows Wireless Customers into LifeLine Program

Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement regarding the California Public Utilities Commission’s (CPUC) vote on the LifeLine program today:

“I was pleased to learn that the CPUC unanimously passed the LifeLine Decision, which allows wireless phone providers to voluntarily participate in the California  LifeLine program.

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Publishing “Thug” Video Perpetuates Negative Stereotypes about African Americans

Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) issued the following statement regarding a now viral video showing an African American toddler using coarse language and slurs:

“The Omaha Police Officers Association should be ashamed of itself for reposting this video and perpetuating negative stereotypes about African American males.

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Bradford Joins Caucus to End Poverty

Assembly Member Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) has accepted an invitation from Senator Mark DeSaulnier to join the Ending Poverty and Inequality in California (EPIC) caucus.

The focus of the EPIC caucus is to raise awareness of poverty and income inequality and create data-driven policies to reduce poverty and inequality.

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Texas Ruling Shows Money Buys “Justice”

Assembly Member Steven Bradford issued the following statement on the sentence of a Texas teen accused of intoxicated manslaughter in the deaths of four individuals:

“In the United States, justice should not be for sale.

“The disturbing case of a teenager in Texas, however, calls that value into question. A young man who killed four people while driving under the influence was given a sentence of probation, despite prosecutors seeking the maximum 20 years in state custody.

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Bradford Remembers Marguerite LaMotte

Assembly Member Steven Bradford issued the following statement on the passing of LAUSD Board Member Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte:

“I was saddened to learn of the passing of my dear friend, and a great public servant, Marguerite LaMotte.

“Marguerite was a dedicated educator who advocated tirelessly for South Los Angeles families in her work.

“She will be missed by all who knew her, but especially by the families and children on whose behalf she worked and dedicated her life.”

Assembly Member Steven Bradford represents the 62nd Assembly District, comprised of the cities of Hawthorne, Lawndale, Inglewood, and El Segundo, and the communities of North Gardena, Westchester, Venice, and Del Rey, and parts of Westmont and Park Mesa Heights, and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

 

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