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Ramos bills to ensure greater safety on tribal reservations, combat numbers of missing and murdered Indigenous people cases move forward

SACRAMENTO—Three bills aimed at confronting the state’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous People (MMIP) epidemic will move forward after the Senate Public Safety Committee today approved measures granting state peace officer status for the first time in California history to tribal law enforcement, streamlining the alert system when Native Americans are missing and improving state tracking of violence on tribal lands. Assemblymember James C.

Ramos receives Legislator of the Year from Spirit of Veterans Day organization

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-San Bernardino) today received the 2024 Legislator of the Year Award from the Spirit of Veterans Day nonprofit organization. The award cited the group’s “heartfelt appreciation for your support for California’s 1.6 million veterans and Gold Star Families.”

Ramos: congratulates Bonta for ‘securing justice in Indian Country’

SACRAMENTO—Assemblymember James C. Ramos (D-San Bernardino) released the following statement upon learning of the the 26-years to life sentencing of Jarrett Blue Rucker who killed Milton “Yogi” McGarva on March 9, 2020. McGarva was a member of Pit River Tribe and a victim of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous People (MMIP) crisis.