Press Releases

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.”

Monday, April 16, 2018

(SACRAMENTO) — Sydney K. Kamlager-Dove (D- Los Angeles) took the oath of office to serve as the Assemblywoman for the 54th Assembly District today in a special ceremony at the California State Capitol. The oath was administered by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. The 54th Assembly district incorporates the communities west of downtown Los Angeles, from Crenshaw to Culver City, and as far north as Westwood and Inglewood.

“I’m truly humbled and honored to be representing the 54th District,” said Assemblywoman Kamlager-Dove. “I look forward to working with my new colleagues to help bring much needed resources to my constituents. But most importantly, to ensure the voices of the people in my district are heard.”

In the Assembly, Kamlager-Dove plans to work on education issues, criminal justice reform and poverty issues which are central to her work in Los Angeles and Sacramento.

Assemblywoman Kamlager-Dove was born and raised in Chicago before moving to Los Angeles to pursue her bachelor’s degree at the University of Southern California. She returned to the east coast to attend Carnegie Mellon, earning a master’s degree in arts management and public policy. She has spent more than 20 years working in the nonprofit world, the entertainment industry, and in government.