CALIFORNIA WATCH - If former President Trump, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and their followers are going to create space for hate and human rights violations, then why should anyone complain about California Gavin Newsom using his power to create spaces that protect the rest of us?
ACCORDING TO LIZ - First it was the Twin Tunnels and then it was the California WaterFix, and now it’s the Delta Conveyance Project.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE - By any measure, the initial outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic ravaged individual Californians and the state as a whole.
CLIMATE POLITICS - On-the-fence Democratic lawmakers will determine the fate of two bills vital to achieving Gov. Gavin Newsom’s emissions reduction goals, as they face final votes Wednesday, the last of the legislative session.
CALIFORNIA BILL - A highly contentious bill intended to allow some California teenagers to be vaccinated without parental consent has been shelved by the author, who said there were not enough votes to get it through on the final day of the legislative session.
THE GUV - California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) donated $100,000 to the campaign of the opponent of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), the latest volley in the war between these two governors.
DROUGHT - California Gov. Gavin Newsom today unveiled a broad strategy for bolstering the state’s water supply that includes targets to recycle more water, expand reservoir storage and collect more data on the amounts farmers use.
CA UNEMPLOYMENT - If you get laid off, there’s a system that’s supposed to help you get by: unemployment benefits.
JOB MARKET TECH - Most folks have internet access, right? If not a desktop setup, at least a phone that can connect you to the internet.
WORKER RIGHTS - Some of the lowest wage workers are getting their livelihoods stolen by their own employers.