Posts Tagged as "Beyond Kern"

California signs landmark Fentanyl Task Force bill into law

October 17, 2023 / By
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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.

California secures billions in funding for clean hydrogen projects, boosting jobs and reducing carbon emissions

October 13, 2023 / By
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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. 

Newsom signs landmark bills to revolutionize State’s mental health system

October 13, 2023 / By
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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.

California farmworkers struggle for coverage despite frontline status

October 11, 2023 / By
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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.

California restricts state-funded travel to various states over anti-LGBTQ+ legislation

July 27, 2023 / By
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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. 

Heat Ready CA campaign launched to protect communities from extreme heat

July 14, 2023 / By
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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. 

Governor Newsom announces new efforts to protect mediation abortion access in California

April 19, 2023 / By
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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. 

This CA program offers millions in funding for shared mobility projects in underserved communities

February 28, 2023 / By
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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.

California lawmakers approve 3200ft setbacks for new and existing wells

September 6, 2022 / By and
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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. 

Updated Moderna and Pfizer boosters get approval from CDC and FDA

September 2, 2022 / By
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The director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Rochelle Walensky, signed off on updated COVID-19 vaccine boosters from Pfizer and Moderna.