Senator Jones coauthors "Let Them Play" resolution

“It’s time to get our kids off the bench and into the game”

SACRAMENTO – Senator Brian W. Jones (R-Santee) has signed on to coauthor an Assembly Concurrent Resolution calling for the resumption of youth sports programs in California.

“This ‘Let Them Play’ resolution will tell the Newsom Administration that it’s time to let kids back on to the court, field, and track,” stated Senator Jones.  “For almost a year, organized sports for youth have been locked-down by the Governor.  The negative physical and mental health effects on young people have been devastating.”

The “Let Them Play” resolution recognizes that certain safety protocols and precautions to prevent the spread and transmission of COVID-19 should and easily can be part of the resumption of organized sports.

“Other states are safely letting their kids play so why can’t California?” asks Senator Jones.  “Exercise and teamwork are an important part of physical and mental wellbeing.”

The “Let Them Play” resolution was initially drafted by Assemblymembers James Gallagher (R-Yuba City) and Kevin Kiley (R-Rocklin) and is awaiting assignment from the Assembly Desk.