Governor Gavin Newsom

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Former San Diego Mayor and California gubernatorial candidate Kevin Faulconer released the following statement in response to elitist Gavin Newsom’s press conference: “Kids in all grade levels, in all school districts, deserve to be back in school now. The partial reopening plan announced by Gavin Newsom today isn’t even close …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom, Senate President pro Tempore Toni G. Atkins and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon highlighted an agreement on a $6.6 billion budget package to accelerate the safe return to in-person instruction across California and empower schools to immediately expand academic, mental health and social-emotional supports, including over the summer. …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom issued a proclamation declaring February 19, 2021, as A Day of Remembrance: Japanese American Evacuation in the State of California. The text of the proclamation can be found here and a copy is below: Proclamation Issued on February 19, 1942, Executive Order 9066 authorized the forced evacuation …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state has launched the Safe Schools for All Plan’s interactive Safe Schools Reopening Map, an online tool providing a statewide snapshot of the status of school reopenings across California. The map supports local communities in making data-driven decisions to safely open classrooms and helps …continue reading

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Providing few details, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that Blue Shield of California will take over the state’s struggling distribution of the Covid-19 vaccines. Kaiser Permanente has agreed to serve in a supporting role. With no contracts available for review, the public is left in the dark with no idea of …continue reading

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On Friday, Assemblywoman Janet Nguyen was joined by eight fellow colleagues in writing a letter to Governor Newsom asking for more accountability in a failed COVID-19 vaccination distribution system. As of January 17th, 3.2 million COVID-19 vaccines had been distributed to counties throughout California, yet only 40% of the vaccines …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris: “Our country is rooted in our democratic ideals and the peaceful transfer of power, despite headwinds suggesting otherwise. With the historic inauguration of President Joe Biden and California’s very own Vice …continue reading

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The Center for American Liberty, in conjunction with the Dhillon Law Group, Inc., on behalf of churches in San Bernardino County and Riverside County represented in Gish v. Newsom, filed an emergency application for a writ of injunction on Jan. 7, 2021 before the Honorable Elena Kagan at the United …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom submitted his 2021-22 State Budget proposal to the Legislature – a $227.2 billion fiscal blueprint that provides funding for immediate COVID-19 response and relief efforts where Californians need it most while making investments for an equitable, inclusive and broad-based economic recovery. With the end of the COVID-19 …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California has opted in to the federal COVID-19 Pharmacy Partnership. At no cost to the state or local government, CVS and Walgreens will administer the Pfizer vaccine to residents and staff in long-term care facilities. Starting December 28, CVS and Walgreens will start with nursing …continue reading

Governor Gavin Newsom announced the selection of California Secretary of State Alex Padilla to be California’s next United States Senator, filling the term being vacated by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris. Padilla, who previously served as a Los Angeles City Councilman and State Senator, and is a national leader in the …continue reading