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June 18, 2021

California Governor Newsom Statement on May Jobs Report

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News)  released the following statement regarding today’s May jobs report, which showed that California added 104,500 jobs in May – the fourth consecutive month of six-figure job gains, following the 102,000 jobs created in April, 132,400 jobs created in March and 156,100 jobs created in February: “California continues to...

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June 18, 2021

California Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order

Governor Newsom Signs Executive Order Expediting Cal/OSHA’s Revised COVID-19 Regulations to Ensure Consistency with Public Health Guidance SACRAMENTO,  CA (STL.News) Following the vote by the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board to adopt revised COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards that reflect the state’s latest COVID-19 public health order, Governor Gavin Newsom signed...

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June 18, 2021

California Governor Acts to Increase Energy Capacity

SACRAMENTO,  CA (STL.News) Amid a major heat wave that is stressing energy grids in states across the western United States, Governor Gavin Newsom signed an emergency proclamation to free up additional energy capacity.  In preparation for the extreme temperatures, California energy agencies are calling on individuals and businesses to “flex their...

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June 17, 2021

California Governor Announced New Advisory Council

BAKERSFIELD, CA (STL.News) With California’s economy fully reopened and most COVID-19 restrictions lifted at gyms and fitness centers, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the Governor’s Advisory Council on Physical Fitness and Mental Well-Being, a new advisory council tasked with exploring healthy strategies to ensure Californians can thrive.  Placing a special emphasis on...

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June 17, 2021

California Governor Announces Appointments 6.16.21

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: Jay S. Caddell, 57, of Yountville, has been reappointed Skilled Nursing Facility Administrator at the Veterans Home of California, Yountville, where he has served in that position since 2018.  Caddell was Administrator at Mount Miguel Covenant Village from 2007 to 2018....

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June 16, 2021

California Governor: $4.5 Million Six Flags Ticket Giveaway

VALENCIA, CA (STL.News) A day after ushering in the state’s full reopening at Universal Studios Hollywood, Governor Gavin Newsom today visited Six Flags Magic Mountain, highlighting more attractions Californians can look forward to revisiting this summer as the state turns to post-pandemic life.  The Governor announced that California is partnering with...

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June 16, 2021

California Governor Announces 5 Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: Mitchel G. Baker, 36, of Elk Grove, has been appointed Assistant Chief for the Housing Standards Section at the Department of Housing and Community Development.  Baker has been Acting Assistant Deputy Director since 2020 and Operations Manager – Codes and Standards Administrator III...

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June 16, 2021

California Governor Draws $15 Million in Vax for the Win Grand Prizes

UNIVERSAL CITY, CA (STL.News) As California moves Beyond the Blueprint today to fully reopen the economy, Governor Gavin Newsom welcomed the milestone at Universal Studios Hollywood, where he highlighted the attractions Californians can look forward to revisiting this summer.  Governor Newsom also selected 10 lucky Californians to receive $1.5 million each –...

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June 15, 2021

California Governor on Legislature’s Passage of Budget Bill

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement after the Legislature’s passage of the 2021-22 state budget bill: “California’s economy is coming roaring back.  With the largest surplus in California history, we’re using this once-in-a-generation opportunity to create an economic recovery that will leave nobody behind – with money going directly...

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June 14, 2021

California Governor Highlights Travel & Tourism Comeback

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsomtoday highlighted his proposed California Comeback Plan investments to jump-start the state’s travel economy as it fully reopens tomorrow, and announced a new Vax for the Win California Dream Vacations giveaway in partnership with Visit California to thank Californians for doing their part to get vaccinated and...

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June 11, 2021

California Governor on Federal Funding Agreement for Rail Project

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom issued the below statement tonight after the U.S. Department of Transportation and the State of California finalized settlement negotiations to restore nearly a billion dollars in federal grant funding to California’s High-Speed Rail project.  The action comes after months of negotiations to restore funding that was previously...

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June 11, 2021

California Governor Newsom Announces 6 Appointments

SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) Governor Gavin Newsom announced the following appointments: Sulma Guzmán, 36, of Lanham, Maryland, has been appointed Legislative Director at the California Department of Industrial Relations. Guzmán has been Policy Director and Legislative Counsel at Centro de los Derechos del Migrante (Center for Migrants’ Rights) since 2019. She was an Attorney...

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