Newsom, Lawmaker Reach Compromise On Tougher Vaccine Rules California Gov. Gavin Newsom and a state lawmaker have reached a compromise on legislation aimed at cracking down on fraudulent medical exemptions for vaccinations.
Gov. Newsom Reverses Decision To Grant Parole To Manson Cult Follower Leslie Van HoutenGovernor Gavin Newsom has reversed a recommendation to grant parole to Manson cult follower, Leslie Van Houten, who was convicted in the 1969 murder of grocer Leno LaBianca and his wife at their their home in Los Angeles, in 1969.
State Lawmakers Want Gov. Newsom to Keep Health Tax That Trump May NixState lawmakers are headed toward a confrontation with Gov. Gavin Newsom over whether to keep a tax that can generate nearly $2 billion for low-income health benefits but means approval from the Trump administration amid a feud between state and federal officials.
Trump Administration Won't Immediately Give Away $1B For California High-Speed RailThe Trump administration will not immediately give $1 billion it revoked from California's high-speed rail project to another project, according to a legal agreement reached Wednesday between the two.
California Sues Trump Administration Over $1B In Canceled High-Speed Rail MoneyCalifornia sued Tuesday to block the Trump administration from cancelling nearly $1 billion for the state's high-speed rail project, escalating the state's feud with the federal government.
Gov. Newsom Announces Homelessness Task Force In Oakland VisitGov. Gavin Newsom came to Oakland on Tuesday to announce the creation of a task force to help address California's homelessness crisis.
California Eyes Health Care For Immigrants In US IllegallyCalifornia lawmakers are considering proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally.
Bay Area Counties Join California’s Drug Pool To Negotiate Better PricesThree Bay Area counties, Alameda, San Francisco and Santa Clara, have joined the state of California to negotiate lower prescription drug prices.
Newsom Wants To Help More Californians Buy Health InsuranceGov. Gavin Newsom wants California to become the first state to offer subsidies of about $100 a month to help people who earn as much as 600% of the federal poverty level pay for their insurance plans.
Newsom, Legislators Talk Nice as Bargaining Over $213 Bn Budget BeginsGoodwill between California's new governor and the legislature is about to be put to the test as lawmakers enter the final weeks of budget negotiations.
California Foundation to Develop Wildfire-Fighting PrizeThe X Prize Foundation is developing a contest for technology that can detect and extinguish wildfires before they grow too large.
Gov. Newsom Seeks To End Tax On Tampons, Diapers As Part Of 'Parents' Agenda'California Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wife, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, unveiled Tuesday what they call a "parents' agenda," including proposals to end the sales tax on tampons and diapers and to use revenue from legal marijuana sales to expand child care programs.
Gov. Newsom Restarts Delta Water Project, Scraps Twin Tunnel PlanGov. Gavin Newsom scrapped a $16 billion plan Thursday to build two giant water tunnels to reroute the state's water system and instead directed state agencies to restart planning for a single tunnel.
Gov. Newsom Proposes $15M Grant To Fight Hate Crimes At Places Of WorshipOn Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his support for a $15 million grant to protect places of worship.
Gov. Newsom Outlines Fire Break Projects Where Cities, Wildlands MeetThe spectre of another destructive fire season in California and the Bay Area brought Gov. Gavin Newsom to the East Bay Tuesday to promote his fire prevention plan.