The governor’s proposal to slash $6 billion in funding “unquestionably hurts the state more in the long-term,” one climate activist said.
Newsom’s recent activities have stoked talk about his White House ambitions as President Joe Biden’s popularity tumbles and some Democrats question the president’s viability for 2024.
Newsom plans to continue to work remotely, and will remain in isolation at least through June 2 and “until he tests negative,” his office said.
Gov. Newsom unveiled a new non-crisis COVID strategy, but Republicans in the Legislature want the state of emergency ended immediately.
A disease reaches the endemic stage when the virus still exists in a community but becomes manageable as immunity builds.
The rapid spread of the omicron variant has left schools scrambling to cover for teachers out sick. Gov. Gavin Newsom says an executive order he signed Tuesday will help.
Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to use the California budget surplus to confront the crises facing the state, including homelessness, COVID-19 and climate change.
Newsom said the state budget needs to address “existential threats” such as the surging coronavirus pandemic; wildfires and drought worsened by global warming; homelessness; income inequality; and public safety.
One thing is certain: California has plenty of money. Newsom’s proposal is the first step in the complex process of allocating the hundreds of billions of dollars in taxes Californians and businesses pay each year.
Gov. Gavin Newsom set a Feb. 1 deadline today for all health care workers in the Southland and across California to receive a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.