State of California

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

At McClellan Air Force Base today, Governor Gavin Newsom highlighted the recent addition of six CAL FIRE HAWK helicopters to CAL FIRE’s fleet and discussed his proposed $2 billion investment in combating wildfires and emergency preparedness – the largest in California history. “Climate change has created a new wildfire reality …continue reading

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

At the beginning of this month, the Governor announced the eligibility for early release of 76,000 inmates, including violent and repeat felons. California has a public safety problem and we cannot risk increasing that problem at the benefit of tens of thousands of violent offenders. In the city of Garden …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Treasurer Fiona Ma during COVID-19

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma released the following statement on Governor Gavin Newsom’s proposed May budget revision: Five stars for Governor Newsom’s budget! His proposals are far-sighted, far-reaching and take full advantage of a once-in-a-generation opportunity. These unprecedented investments will house tens of thousands of homeless people, build housing for …continue reading

featured graphic for Assemblymember Sharon Quirk-Silva

Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Orange County) Chair of the Assembly Arts, Entertainment, Sports, Tourism, and Internet Media issued the following statement about the $95 million going towards California Tourism by Governor Newsom. “For our travel and tourism industry, there was no such thing as work from home,” said Assemblywoman …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Treasurer Fiona Ma during COVID-19

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced the sale of $533.8 million in California Department of Water Resources (DWR) Water System Revenue Bonds to finance certain State Water Project capital improvements and refund previously issued debt. The refunding bonds are expected to save $20.3 million in debt service costs over the …continue reading

featured graphic for California State Treasurer Fiona Ma during COVID-19

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma announced that over $15 million in grants have been awarded to nine California counties under the Investment in Mental Health Wellness Grant Program for Children and Youth (CY Grant Program). This competitive grant program funds facility acquisition, construction and renovation costs, furnishings and equipment acquisition, …continue reading