Gavin Newsom

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Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that financial institutions will provide major financial relief for millions of Californians suffering financially as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak. “Millions of California families will be able to take a sigh of relief,” said Governor Newsom. “These new financial protections will provide relief to …continue reading

To reduce the risks of COVID-19 in correctional settings, Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order directing the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) Secretary to temporarily halt the intake and/or transfer of inmates and youth into the state’s 35 prisons and four youth correctional facilities. Those inmates …continue reading

California Trucking Association

Following last week’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Emergency Declaration to provide the trucking industry with targeted, limited relief from “Hours of Service,” Governor Gavin Newsom issued a companion executive order yesterday for trucks operating in intrastate commerce. These declarations allow temporary, emergency flexibility to address the unprecedented surge …continue reading

Following through on his commitment to mobilize state personnel and assets to protect local communities and fight the spread of COVID-19, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has placed the California National Guard on alert. The National Guard has been directed by the Governor to be prepared to perform …continue reading

As part of the state’s response to address the global COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Gavin Newsom today declared a State of Emergency to make additional resources available, formalize emergency actions already underway across multiple state agencies and departments, and help the state prepare for broader spread of COVID-19. The proclamation comes …continue reading

After several days of confusion and unanswered questions surrounding the recent announcement by Governor Gavin Newsom that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) patients would be placed in quarantine at Fairview Developmental Center in Costa Mesa, Senator John M. W. Moorlach sent the following letter to Governor Newsom seeking clarification about the issues this …continue reading

Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring February 19, 2020, as A Day of Remembrance: Japanese American Evacuation in the State of California. The text of the proclamation is below: PROCLAMATION Issued on February 19, 1942, Executive Order 9066 authorized the forced evacuation and incarceration of thousands of loyal …continue reading

Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed Senate Bill 589 by Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) that would have prohibited an operator of addiction treatment facilities from providing any form of false advertising or marketing services. His veto message can be read here. Both the Senate and Assembly previously approved the bill …continue reading

Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an emergency proclamation for Los Angeles and Riverside counties due to the effects of several fires, including the Saddleridge, Eagle, Sandalwood, Reche, and Wolf fires, which have destroyed structures, threatened homes and critical infrastructure, and caused the evacuation of tens of thousands of residents. Earlier …continue reading

California Trucking Association

Shawn Yadon, CEO of the California Trucking Association (CTA), issued the following statement today in response to the California State Transportation Agency’s statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order which proposes to realign billions of dollars from critical road construction and repair to instead fund unspecified climate change projects. In …continue reading

[On September 27], in a move that contradicted his public stance on the environment and science, Governor Newsom vetoed Senate Bill 1 (the California Environmental, Public Health and Workers Defense Act of 2019). The bill would have served as an “insurance policy” against attacks on environmental protections from the Trump …continue reading

Assembly Bills (AB) 139 and 143 authored by Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (Orange County), focused on California’s housing and homelessness crisis, has been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom. “California has the highest rate of homelessness in the nation. Recent statistics show that throughout our state, we have seen an …continue reading