Press Releases

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Recognizing a need to acknowledge and reduce unintended bias, Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation to incorporate implicit bias training into continued education for healthcare, law enforcement and judicial personnel.

Professionals in these three sectors have the power to make decisions that may alter the lives significantly of the people they interact with regularly in their official roles.

Sunday, March 24, 2019

(SACRAMENTO) – Calling the trophy hunting of bobcats cruel and unnecessary, Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Los Angeles) introduced legislation to ban the killing of bobcats in California.

In Assembly Bill 1254, Kamlager-Dove proposes to make the trophy hunting of these small predators a relic of the past. Bobcats would join California’s other wildcat, the mountain lion, on a rare list of protected species in the Golden State.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

SACRAMENTO – California State Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Los Angeles) issued the following statement in support of Governor Gavin Newsom’s signing of an executive order to place an indefinite moratorium on the death penalty in California:

Thursday, February 28, 2019

SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Los Angeles) moderated a panel about the status of incarceration in California. The panel was part of the State of Black California, an informational briefing to address the issues confronting black Californians, including education, health, public safety, tech diversity and the black vote.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove Co-Authors Legislation to Restore the Right to Vote to People on Parole

 (SACRAMENTO, CA) – Today Assemblymember Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Los Angeles) introduced Assembly Constitutional Amendment 6 (ACA 6), known as the Free the Vote Act, which would allow people on parole to vote. Currently, approximately 46,000 Californians who have been released from prison are not allowed to vote in local, state or federal elections. 

Sunday, September 30, 2018

Groundbreaking Legislation Paves the Way for Redevelopment and Job Creation in the Inglewood Region While Setting a New Gold Standard for Green Standards

Sacramento, Calif. – Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove, (D-Los Angeles), issued the following statement following the signing of her bill, AB 987.

"I entered public office to expand economic opportunity for communities in my district -- and today, with the support of Governor Brown and my legislative colleagues, I'm pleased to say we're delivering.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Bill Will Help Transform Vacant Blighted Land into a Beacon of Job Creation and Redevelopment for the Inglewood Region 

Sacramento, Calif. – The California Legislature Friday overwhelmingly approved legislation by Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove, (D-Los Angeles),helping pave the way for a game-changing arena project that will stimulate the economy with thousands of high-wage jobs while providing new environmental benefits.

 AB 987 passed the California Legislature with bipartisan support, demonstrating statewide backing and growing momentum for the new LA Clippers basketball and entertainment complex. It now heads to the desk of California Governor Jerry Brown.