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Newsom’s gas rebate would stymie state’s climate goals

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a gas rebate proposal last month to tackle California’s high gas prices. Under the proposal, all vehicle owners with cars registered in the state would receive a $400 debit card mailed directly to their homes, with those owning multiple cars receiving $800. If adopted, this proposal would disproportionately benefit wealthy Californians.

Newsom imposes water restrictions

As a dry summer looms, California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered water suppliers across California to step up their local drought responses, but fell short of requiring water rationing or setting a statewide conservation target.

Gov. Newsom announces legislative deal to restore COVID-19 paid sick leave...

Gov. Gavin Newsom on Tuesday announced a deal with legislative leaders to restore up to two weeks of supplemental paid sick leave for those ill with COVID-19, quarantining or experiencing vaccine side effects.

Expanding Medi-Cal eligibility ‘a transformative step toward strengthening the health care...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) aims to provide full expansion of health care coverage for California residents. In his 2022-23 state budget proposal, the California Blueprint, Newsom is proposing universal access to health care coverage, regardless of immigration status, and new investments to reduce costs and improve the lives of Californians.

California’s Newsom wants health coverage for all immigrants

Backed by soaring revenues amid the pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday proposed a budget that would pay for the health care of all the state’s low-income residents living in the country illegally, while cutting taxes for businesses and halting a scheduled increase in the gas tax later this summer.

Governor Newsom and Governor Sisolak Announce I-15 Expansion Project to Tackle...

With Interstate 15 at their backs, California Governor Gavin Newsom and Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced the temporary expansion of the highway in a five-mile stretch between the stateline and Barstow to ease traffic congestion during peak hours.

California’s governor writes children’s book about dyslexia

California Gov. Gavin Newsom still can't spell the word “dress.” He can't read aloud from a piece of paper in public. That's why his speeches are long, mostly from memory and sprinkled with some awkward moments when his words bump into each other.

California analyst predicts $31 billion budget surplus

California will have so much money next year that state officials will likely have to give some of it back to taxpayers to meet constitutional limits on state spending, according to a new forecast from the state's independent Legislative Analyst's Office.

Pelosi slammed for attending lavish wedding maskless while California children are...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., is facing criticism after being spotted maskless at a lavish wedding with a large group of people while children in her state are required to wear masks in school.

Newsom talks California recovery, economy

Gov. Gavin Newsom painted an optimistic picture of the state’s pandemic recovery on Tuesday, discussing job creation, budget investments and his economic agenda moving into 2022.