State of California

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

In the face of unprecedented attacks on women’s health care and reproductive rights throughout the country, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the Administration’s participation in a new advisory group, the California Future of Abortion Council, to advance the state’s leadership on reproductive freedom and signed legislation furthering the state’s commitment …continue reading

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

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed an executive order waiving the application of AB 361 until October 1, 2021, when the provisions of a prior executive order that established certain requirements for public agencies to meet remotely during the COVID-19 emergency will expire. AB 361 extends the flexibilities provided in the …continue reading

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The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) updated its Guidance for Face Coverings, in response to new CDC guidance recommending mask use for public indoor settings to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the delta variant. Effective July 28, 2021, masks are required for all individuals in the following indoor settings, regardless of vaccination status: …continue reading

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Senator Dave Min (D-Irvine) today thanked Governor Gavin Newsom for signing his domestic violence survivors’ justice bill into law. Senate Bill (SB) 374 adds “reproductive coercion” to the definition of domestic violence. Reproductive coercion is defined by this bill as excessively pressuring the other party to become pregnant, deliberately interfering …continue reading

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Today, the State of California is taking decisive action to combat the spread of COVID-19 and protect vulnerable communities – implementing a first-in-the-nation standard to require all state workers and workers in health care and high-risk congregate settings to either show proof of full vaccination or be tested at least …continue reading

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

Governor Gavin Newsom today signed legislation to extend the state’s eviction moratorium through September 30, 2021 and clear rent debt for low-income Californians that have suffered economic hardship due to the pandemic. Under AB 832, California will significantly increase cash assistance to low-income tenants and small landlords under the state’s …continue reading

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Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer – the leading candidate to recall Gavin Newsom – released the following statement in response to a CapRadio News report showing Newsom egregiously misled the public about his wildfire prevention efforts: “Fire season is fast approaching, and Gavin Newsom has left us woefully unprepared …continue reading