Press Releases

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.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

SACRAMENTO— Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-Los Angeles) has expressed support for SB 10 (Hertzberg), which would eliminate California’s money bail system and replace the current pretrial process with one that would require local courts to establish pretrial assessment programs.

SB 10 would eliminate cash money bail for many awaiting trial on misdemeanors and would ensure that individuals are held only if they are a threat to public safety or are at risk of missing their court dates.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Growing Coalition Shows Overwhelming Support for New Inglewood Basketball Arena and Entertainment Complex

Monday, August 20, 2018

SACRAMENTO—Today, Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove’s (D-Los Angeles) resolution AJR 42, which urges the Trump-Pence Administration to reconsider its proposed Gag Rule on Title X providers, passed the Assembly Floor.

Friday, July 20, 2018

SACRAMENTO— On July 19, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris introduced legislation that would provide necessary financial relief to low and moderate-income households, including those in public housing, who are most harshly burdened with economic challenges related to increasing rent costs nationwide.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove Applauds Committee Passage of AB 987

SACRAMENTO – Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove today applauded the State Senate Committee on Judiciary for approving AB 987 – a responsible bill that will help revitalize the City of Inglewood by bringing thousands of new jobs and NBA basketball back to the community.

AB 987 will ensure the new Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center Project meets strict environmental standards and enhances local services while still protecting vital community interests.

Friday, June 8, 2018

State-of-the-Art Arena Project Will Stimulate the Economy While Also Protecting the Environment and Preserving the Community Integrity

Inglewood City leaders, area community members and labor leaders joined LA Clippers chairman Steve Ballmer and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove to announce widespread support for AB 987.

Inglewood City leaders, area community members and labor leaders joined LA Clippers chairman Steve Ballmer and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove to announce widespread support for AB 987.

SACRAMENTO – With widespread community support, Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager-Dove, (D- Los Angeles), formally introduced legislation today to assist the City of Inglewood in bringing NBA basketball back to the community by providing CEQA streamlining relief for the new arena project. The bill, AB 987, will ensure the new Inglewood Basketball and Entertainment Center Project meets strict environmental standards and enhances local services while still protecting vital community interests.

“This is an exciting opportunity to build a world-class environmentally friendly facility in the heart of Inglewood, helping to create thousands of good jobs and improve local services while respecting community interests across the region,” said Assemblywoman Kamlager-Dove, (D-Los Angeles). “AB 987 will help achieve that goal by striking a critical balance, prioritizing the needs of local residents, businesses and the environment. I am encouraged by the overwhelming support for this new Clippers Arena and look forward to working with a team owner who is committed to investing in our community as we work to return an NBA franchise to Inglewood.”