State of California

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Assembly Republican Leader James Gallagher (Yuba City) sent a letter on behalf of the Assembly Republican Caucus to Governor Newsom urging him to veto Senate Bill 57, which would legalize so-called “safe drug consumption” or “supervised injection” sites as pilot programs in the counties and cities of San Francisco, Oakland, …continue reading

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In response to the monkeypox outbreak, California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a State of Emergency on August 1 to bolster the state’s ability to coordinate education, prevention, and treatment across the state. The proclamation supports vaccination efforts to increase the state’s monkeypox defense strategy being led by the California Department …continue reading

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California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced today the execution of a $20 million equipment note for MarinHealth Medical Center (MarinHealth) in Greenbrae, California. The issuance was approved by the California Health Facilities Financing Authority (CHFFA), chaired by Treasurer Ma. Proceeds of the note will be used by MarinHealth to finance …continue reading

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In the wake of escalating violence, California has awarded $30.3 million to 12 organizations to aggressively address hate crimes by providing services to survivors and facilitating anti-hate prevention measures. A recent report by the office of California Attorney General shows that hate crimes increased by 89% over the past decade. …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement regarding the deaths of Corporal Michael Paredes and Officer Joseph Santana of the El Monte Police Department: “Jennifer and I join Californians in mourning Corporal Paredes and Officer Santana, two brave public servants who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. …continue reading

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Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring June 2022, as “Immigrant Heritage Month” in the State of California. The text of the proclamation and a copy can be found below: Generations of immigrants from across the globe have helped shape California’s history and progress. During Immigrant Heritage Month, we …continue reading

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Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) issued the following statement on Governor Newsom’s $300.7 billion budget priorities: “The Governor projects a $47 billion operating budget surplus even though the Legislative Analyst’s Office projects it to be $65 billion. Regardless, this is a lot of money. The legislature should resist the temptation …continue reading

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As global inflation and war in Europe drive up costs across the country, California Governor Gavin Newsom is proposing a $300.7 billion budget to provide relief from rising inflation, ensure public safety, address homelessness, transform public education, and combat climate change. The Governor’s California Blueprint includes an $18.1 billion inflation …continue reading