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New California law attempts to hold gun makers liable

July 13, 2022 / By

As a way to further hold the gun industry accountable, Governor Gavin Newsom signed legislation Monday allowing the state, local governments and Californians to sue gun makers.

California Department of Pesticide Regulation’s 2023 Research and Alliance Grants Programs Open Soon

July 8, 2022 / By

As part of the state’s goal of transitioning to system-wide adoption of safer, more sustainable pest management practices, the Department of Pesticide Regulation’s (DPR) Grants Programs have enhanced funding available to support projects that advance Integrated Pest Management (IPM) research, knowledge, tools, outreach, and implementation. 

Governor Newsom takes action to restrict ghost guns, protect Californians from gun violence

July 1, 2022 / By

Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed legislation to take on the gun industry and get more guns off California streets.

Governor Newsom announces record $156 million in grants to prevent gun violence in California

June 14, 2022 / By

Governor Gavin Newsom announced a record $156 million in gun violence prevention grants provided as part of the California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grant Program (CalVIP).

Governor Gavin Newsom will be partnering with the Prime Minister of New Zealand to tackle climate change

June 9, 2022 / By
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Governor Gavin Newsom and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern signed an agreement to tackle climate change together.

A statewide pilgrimage spreads awareness about human suffering in detention centers

June 7, 2022 / By
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On May 29, there was a statewide pilgrimage led by fate leaders, community advocates, and community members that were formally in detention centers from various parts of the state; the goal was to bring awareness to the harms of immigration detention centers to stop the double punishment that immigrants are facing.