Gov. Newsom Declares Drought Emergency In 9 Additional Counties; Asks For 15% Water CutbacksCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom Thursday declared a state of emergency in nine additional counties because of the extreme drought gripping most of the state, and urged citizens and businesses to voluntarily cut water use.
Gov. Newsom Signs Executive Order to Halt Pandemic Evictions Through JuneGov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Thursday that extends authorization for local governments to halt evictions for commercial renters impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through June 30.
WeChat Litigation Put On Hold At Request Of U.S. Government LawyersLawyers representing the United States asked a San Francisco federal court on Thursday to suspend litigation over the government's attempt to shut down the WeChat messaging app in the United States.
President Biden Issues Executive Order Blocking Trump Ban On Transgender Military Service MembersPresident Joe Biden on Monday issued an executive order permitting transgender individuals to serve in the military, the latest change in course on the issue over the last handful of years.
President Biden Begins Reversal Of Trump Immigration Policies With Executive Orders On 1st DayAmong a series of executive orders issued by President Joe Biden on the first day of his term were actions reversing immigration policies of his predecessor.
Gov. Newsom Signs Order To Extend Tax Deadline For Small Businesses Until July 2021California small businesses will have more time to file their tax returns in 2021.
Fed Judge in San Francisco Denies Request to Unblock Trump Shutdown of WeChat in U.S.A federal judge in San Francisco denied a request by the U.S. Department of Commerce to suspend a Sept. 20 preliminary injunction blocking an executive order issued by President Trump that would shut down the WeChat messaging app in the U.S.
FCC Chair Ajit Pai Seeks To Regulate Social Media Under Trump's Executive OrderThe Federal Communications Commission will draft regulations intended for Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies following a petition earlier this year by the Trump administration.
Newsom Launches Land, Water Conservation Initiative To Fight Climate Change, Restore BiodiversityBuilding on a series of actions to combat climate change, Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced an executive order to preserve 30 percent of the state's land and coastal waters by 2030 as part of an international effort to expand and restore the planet's biodiversity.
Gov. Newsom Says Trump Unemployment Plan Falls Short, Addresses COVID-19 Data GlitchGov. Gavin Newsom on Monday said President Trump's unemployment plan falls far short of what California needs in terms of funding and addressed the state's ongoing issues with COVID testing data for the first time.
Tech Rights Group Sues To Block Trump Order Regulating Social Media After Twitter Fact-Checking His TweetsA tech-rights group sued to block President Donald Trump’s executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. The president issued the order after Twitter put fact checks on two of his tweets.
Trump Signs Executive Order Against Social Media Companies After Twitter Fact CheckPresident Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order targeting social media companies on Thursday, days after San Francisco-based Twitter called two of his tweets "potentially misleading."
Trump: Newsom Providing Mail-In Ballots In California Will Lead To 'Rigged Election'President Donald Trump on Monday singled out California Governor Gavin Newsom for criticism over plans to provide mail-in ballots in the state, claiming those votes will be "substantially fraudulent" in a general election November.
Coronavirus Update: Newsom Signs Executive Order Providing Relief For Small BusinessesCalifornia governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed an executive order providing tax, regulatory and licensing extensions to help the state's small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.
Newsom Executive Order Suspends K-12 Standardized Testing Amid Coronavirus OutbreakCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday issued an Executive Order to suspend standardized testing for students due to the novel coronavirus pandemic.