Lawmakers, Advocates Question Specifics of Gov. Newsom's Prison Inmate Release PlanCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that roughly 8,000 prisoners will be released to try to contain the COVID-19 outbreak at state prisons.
Gov. Newsom 'Not Pleased' As COVID-19 Cases Continue Spiking In CaliforniaCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday laid out some grim figures in the state's battle to stop the spread of coronavirus cases as numbers continued to skyrocket.
Fed COVID-19 Relief Funds Went To Newsom-Owned Businesses, Kanye West 'Yeezy' BrandA winery and hospitality company founded by Gov. Newsom and Kanye West's "Yeezy" clothing brand were among the hundreds of thousands of businesses which received funding from the U.S. Treasury Paycheck Protection Program, the government revealed Monday.
Gov. Newsom: COVID-19 Monitoring List Grows To 23 Counties Including Contra Costa, Solano, Marin, MontereyGovernor Gavin Newsom on Monday outlined some of California's efforts at COVID-19 enforcement over the holiday weekend as new coronavirus cases continued to skyrocket with 23 counties being monitored by health officials.
Newsom: Rising COVID-19 Numbers Leading State To Toggle Back Reopenings, Increase EnforcementCalifornia Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday said the state is pausing the reopening "dimmer switch" in a number of counties facing alarming coronavirus spikes, as well as increasing enforcement of the state's health orders.
Newsom Announces New COVID-19 Modeling Website, Open-Source Tools For 'Citizen Scientists'Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday announced a new COVID-19 modeling website as well as new open source tools designed to help California residents understand the data informing local health departments and empower what he called "citizen scientists."
Newsom, Lawmakers Agree On How To Close $54 Billion Budget DeficitCalifornia Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Democratic state Legislature have agreed to a state spending plan that avoids billions of dollars in permanent cuts to public schools and health care programs.
California Enacts Law Requiring Mail-In Ballots Sent To All Voters For November Presidential ElectionGov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Thursday to require county officials to mail a ballot to every registered voter for the November election, cementing into law the Democratic governor’s earlier order to mail out ballots statewide in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
New Health Order Mandates Californians To Wear Masks In Most Public SettingsCalifornians will be required to wear face masks in most public settings statewide, according to a new order from the state health authorities.
Gov. Newsom Cites Encouraging Numbers In State's COVID-19 Response, But Warns 'Be Smart'California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday outlined the progress the state had made during the coronavirus pandemic while warning -- once again -- that the state was "not out of the woods."
State Lawmakers Would Spare K-12 Schools COVID-19 Budget Cuts If Federal Aid Is On The WayIn an unusual move to reach a consensus early, California Assembly and Senate leaders have announced they have agreed on a state budget that would rescind all cuts to K-12 and higher education that Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed.
Newsom Demands End To Police Use Of ChokeholdsGov. Gavin Newsom has ordered the state's police training program to stop teaching officers how to use a neck hold that blocks the flow of blood to the brain and endorsed legislation that would ban the practice statewide.
Coronavirus Reopening: California Allowing Schools, Gyms, Bars To Open Next WeekCalifornia will allow schools, day camps, bars, gyms, campgrounds and professional sports to begin reopening with modifications starting next Friday.
Gov. Newsom On Racial Inequality: 'We Have An Extraordinary Amount Of Work To Do'Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke Friday about the enormous amount of work that the state has to do to address the systemic inequalities that fueled the past week's protests and demonstrations.
Gov. Newsom Says State Should Prepare For Protest-Driven Spike In Coronavirus PandemicGov. Gavin Newsom said Thursday California should prepare for higher rates of positive tests because of both the ongoing protests and the reopening of businesses now underway.