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June 15, 2021
On California’s big reopening day, Gov. Gavin Newsom is ready to usher in a new chapter. But some challenges loom for Newsom, who will face a recall election later this year.
June 10, 2021
The election will be California’s first gubernatorial recall in nearly two decades and is sure to be an expensive one. Here’s what you need to know about the effort to recall and replace Newsom.
June 8, 2021
A state of emergency allows governments to suspend normal operations to get through a crisis. Republican lawmakers want to know how long that’s going to last.
May 20, 2021
The twice-yearly procedure releases hundreds of bills to the Senate and Assembly floors, allowing for debate before the entire chamber. But for other bills, the suspense hearing provides a quiet, anticlimactic end.
May 17, 2021
The move comes a week after the CDC said fully vaccinated adults could safely go without masks in most indoor and outdoor settings.
May 14, 2021
The $267.8 billion spending plan is an updated version of Newsom’s January budget, which proposed $227 billion in spending. The revised budget incorporates the surplus and $27 billion in federal pandemic relief approved in March.
May 4, 2021
California’s recall election went into full swing Tuesday, with two Republican candidates launching campaigns while Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom reiterated his record managing the state during the pandemic and other emergencies.
April 28, 2021
Assembly Bill 65 proposed giving $1,000 monthly payments to residents earning up to 200% of their county’s area median income. It would only be open to people who have lived in California for at least three years.
Black Lawmakers Are Demanding More Police Accountability in California. Here Are 7 Possible Solutions.
April 20, 2021
The chairman of the California Legislative Black Caucus says he wants ‘no more kneeling and social media posts. We’ve had enough of the performative acts.’
April 13, 2021
Gov. Gavin Newsom said the pause is not expected to have a significant impact on California’s vaccine allocation or plans to reopen by mid-June — a plan that is contingent on adequate vaccine supply.