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Bill to reduce rates of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, boost cooperation among law enforcement agencies for crimes on tribal lands moves forward

SACRAMENTO –A measure to improve public safety on tribal lands by increasing collaboration among law enforcement agencies and that would also help reduce the number of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in California was unanimously approved today by the Assembly Public Safety Committee.

AB 3099 by Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-Highland) would create greater sharing of information and heightened cooperation between California’s Department of Justice (DOJ), tribal governments and local law enforcement, including tribal justice systems.

Ramos: ‘small businesses are the engine that will get us through this emergency, but only if we provide the assistance they need.’

Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-Highland) today issued the following statement following Gov. Gavin Newsom’s May revision of the state budget:

Problems are solved by facing them squarely. Today, Gov. Newsom outlined the magnitude of the state’s deficit and proposed a multiyear, strategic approach that works to protect the most vulnerable, students, and our public health and safety systems. The Legislature now begins the work of reviewing his drastically transformed budget and delivering a balanced spending in June.