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California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 21, 2019 – California Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” — Dr. Martin Luther … Continue reading California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

California News: Newsom Administration Announces First-of-its-Kind Diversity Initiative for California State Government

Administration is Partnering with Inclusv to Help Source Talent and Increase Representational Equity Across State Government SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 19, 2019 – California Governor Newsom’s Administration announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with Inclusv to source diverse talent and help California government better reflect the diversity of the state – in geography, racial and ethnic representation, … Continue reading California News: Newsom Administration Announces First-of-its-Kind Diversity Initiative for California State Government

California News: California man, Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez charged after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland

California – A California man was charged in federal court after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland. Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez, 30, of San Diego, was charged with one count of attempted possession with intent to distribute controlled substances. According to an affidavit filed in the case: A Cuyahoga … Continue reading California News: California man, Alan Gabriel Barba-Sanchez charged after receiving a shipment of one kilogram of suspected fentanyl while staying in Cleveland

California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Appoints Judicial Appointments Secretary and Legal Affairs Staff

California Judicial Appointments include, Justice Martin Jenkins, Catherine E. Lhamon, Analea Patterson, Kelli Evans, Rei Onishi and Shubhra Shivpuri SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 15, 2019 – California Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday announced the appointment of his Judicial Appointments Secretary and Legal Affairs Secretary, and other members of his legal affairs team in the Governor’s Office. Justice Martin Jenkins, 65, … Continue reading California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Appoints Judicial Appointments Secretary and Legal Affairs Staff

California News: Governor Newsom Statement on PG&E Announcing Intention to File Bankruptcy

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 14, 2019 – California Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement after the Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) announced its intention to file for bankruptcy: “PG&E provides gas and electric service to 16 million Californians. From the moment I was elected, I have been closely monitoring the impact of PG&E’s … Continue reading California News: Governor Newsom Statement on PG&E Announcing Intention to File Bankruptcy

California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Statement on LAUSD Contract Negotiations

SACRAMENTO, CA – Jan. 14, 2019 – California Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today regarding Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) contract negotiations: “This impasse is disrupting the lives of too many kids and their families.  I strongly urge all parties to go back to the negotiating table and find an immediate path … Continue reading California News: Governor Gavin Newsom Statement on LAUSD Contract Negotiations

California News: On First Full Day in Office, Governor Newsom Announces Executive Actions to Strengthen California’s Emergency Preparedness, Response

After touring a high-risk fire area with his top emergency management team, Governor Newsom signed two executive actions to enhance disaster preparedness and resilience Following years of decreases in management of California federal forestlands, Governor Newsom is joining Western State Governors in calling on the White House to double its investment in managing federal forestlands … Continue reading California News: On First Full Day in Office, Governor Newsom Announces Executive Actions to Strengthen California’s Emergency Preparedness, Response

California News: Prescription Drugs & Fights for Health Care for All

Governor Newsom signs first-in-the-nation executive order to create the largest single purchaser for prescription drugs and allow private employers to join the state in negotiating drug prices Governor Newsom’s first budget proposes that California move closer to health care for all by becoming the only state in the country to provide coverage to young undocumented … Continue reading California News: Prescription Drugs & Fights for Health Care for All