Gavin Newsom

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

Ahead of peak fire season, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed a $536 million wildfire package enabling the state to take urgent action on projects that support wildfire suppression, improve forest health and build resilience in communities to help protect residents and property from catastrophic wildfires in diverse landscapes across the …continue reading

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During his time of pandemic-excused one-man rule (aided and abetted by a State Legislature able but unwilling to set aside his emergency powers), California Governor Gavin Newsom issued orders that gutted the State’s economy and squashed public assemblies of all kinds. Even at-home religious observance (for example, Bible study) were …continue reading

Seal of the Governor and photo of Gavin Newsom courtesy of the Office of the Governor of the State of California.

As California surpasses a major milestone in the fight against COVID — administering more than 20 million vaccine doses, including 4 million in the state’s hardest-hit communities, and with hospitalizations continuing to steadily decline — Governor Gavin Newsom today outlined the state’s next step in the COVID-19 pandemic recovery, moving …continue reading

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Today, Pete Hardin released the following statement following the appointment of Rob Bonta as California’s next Attorney General: “I congratulate Rob Bonta on his appointment to be California’s next Attorney General. As hate crimes have surged against our AAPI community, the appointment of a Filipino to be California’s next top …continue reading

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It has been 365 day since Governor Newsom issued a stay-at-home order with the promise that it would be only for a few weeks to fight the pandemic and flatten the curve. Fifty-seven Executive Orders later, an estimated 19,000 businesses have shuttered their doors and others are teetering on the …continue reading

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The two campaign committees working to recall Governor Gavin Newsom will have submitted over 2 million voter signatures by [the] March 17 deadline. Representatives of Rescue California-Recall Gavin Newsom will be available all day for interviews, including in-studio from Southern California. The 2 million signatures represent the most ever gathered …continue reading

featured graphic for California Assembly District 72 represented by Janet Nguyen during COVID-19

Assemblywoman Janet Nguyen offered her response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s State of the State address: “Our communities and families are suffering. Our schools are still shutdown, our businesses are still closed or only partially operating, and unemployment benefits are still delayed. We trail states like Mississippi, West Virginia and New …continue reading

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Governor Newsom’s ‘one-man rule’ is destroying California. Tonight, the Governor delivered his third State-of-the-State address during primetime. It was light on policies, laden with accolades and missing any reference to the failure of government leadership stemming from his statewide stay-at-home order a year ago. Since then, more than 19,000 businesses …continue reading

Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement after Governor Gavin Newsom delivered his “State of the State” speech: “The speech appropriately recognized those who have lost their lives and the hard work of our health care professionals and frontline workers during the pandemic. COVID-19 has shown the resolve …continue reading

featured graphic for Rescue California ... Recall Gavin Newsom during COVID-19

The California State Republican Party has just made a substantial financial contribution of $125,000 to the effort to recall California Governor Gavin Newsom. Tom Del Beccaro, Chairman of Rescue California, and involved with the recall effort from the beginning, said “as the former chairman of the California Republican Party, I …continue reading