On Wednesday, the James B. McClatchy Foundation (JBMF) announced that they’ve set a goal to invest all their resources into the Central Valley of California by 2030 with their Sunrise Plan, which will create a lasting impact by seeing ideas and cultivating an environment to support all Central Valley communities.
On October 13, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 33 (AB 33) — a bill to create a statewide Fentanyl Addiction and Overdose Prevention Task Force — into law.
Today, the office of Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California will receive up to $1.2 billion from the United States Department of Energy to accelerate the development and deployment of clean renewable hydrogen, which will be critical to cutting pollution and expanding the clean energy economy statewide.
Yesterday, Governor Newsom signed Senate Bill 326 and Assembly Bill 531, which means people in California will now have the ability to change and transform the state’s mental health system.
Despite being regarded as frontline workers, California farmworkers are significantly less likely to have health insurance coverage than the general population as they’re ineligible for most of the State’s safety-net services.
On July 14, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced that California will restrict state-funded travel to Missouri, Nebraska, and Wyoming as a result of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation that was recently enacted in each state.
On July 11, Governor Gavin Newsom launched Heat Ready CA, one of the nation’s first statewide multi-ethnic awareness and education campaigns designed to keep Californians safe during extreme heat.
With the United States Supreme Court ruling on abortion medications looming, Governor Gavin Newsom highlighted new actions California is taking to protect reproductive freedom, including medication abortion.
The Clean Mobility Options Voucher Pilot Program (CMO) is offering $33 million in voucher funding that will be available to eligible applicants and communities to launch and support new and existing shared mobility projects across the state.
On August 31, Senate Bill (SB) 1137, a bill that will prevent new permits for oil and gas drilling within a 3,200-feet comprehensive health and safety zone, was voted 25-10 by Senators to advance to the Governor’s desk.