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CA Gov Declares State Of Emergency On Monkeypox

The Associated Press reports: California’s governor on Monday declared a state of emergency to speed efforts to combat the monkeypox outbreak, becoming the second state in three days to take the step. Gov. Gavin Newsom said the declaration will help California coordinate a government-wide response, seek more vaccines and lead outreach and education efforts on where people can get treatment …

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CA Gov Declares Emergency Over Wildfire [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: In California’s Klamath National Forest, the fast-moving McKinney fire, which started Friday, went from charring just over 1 square mile (1 square kilometer) to scorching as much as 62 square miles (160 square kilometers) by Saturday. California Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency Saturday as the fire intensified. The proclamation allows Newsom more flexibility …

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CA Gov Signs Bill Allowing Citizens To Sue Gun Sellers

The Hill reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) signed a bill into law on Friday to allow private citizens to sue those who make, sell, transport or distribute certain illegal firearms, modeled after Texas’s recent anti-abortion law. A release from Newsom’s office states that the law will award at least $10,000 per each illegal assault weapon and ghost gun — …

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Gavin Newsom Opposes Expanding Supreme Court

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: On Thursday, Newsom separated himself from the more progressive faction of his party when he said he didn’t support expanding the U.S. Supreme Court from nine justices to 13, a position that’s become more talked about since the court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade last month. Newsom told a reporter from The Hill that …

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Newsom Signs Bill Allowing Victims To Sue Gunmakers

Los Angeles’s NBC affiliate reports: Californians affected by gun violence will soon be able to sue firearm manufacturers and sellers for the harm done by those weapons. The change comes after California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1594, co-authored by state Assemblymembers Phil Ting of San Francisco, Mike A. Gipson of Carson, and Chris Ward of San Diego. The …

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Newsom Airs DeSantis Attack Ad In Florida [VIDEO]

CNN reports: Gavin Newsom and Ron DeSantis aren’t just avatars for the different futures of their parties, but also for the separate realities blue and red Americans are living in — two people of opposing viewpoints looking at the exact same set of facts and coming to vastly different conclusions. They’re both governors, rising stars and speculated soon-to-be presidential candidates, …

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Newsom Joins Truth Social To Debunk “Republican Lies”

The Hill reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced on Thursday that he joined former President Trump’s Truth Social platform, saying in a tweet that he would be using it to call out and debunk “Republican lies.” “I just joined Trump’s Truth Social. Going to be on there calling out Republican lies. This could get…interesting,” he wrote on Twitter. “My …

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CA Advances “Texas-Style” Bounty On Illegal Guns

Via press release from Gov. Gavin Newsom: Today, the California Senate Judiciary Committee passed SB 1327, private right of action legislation authored by Senator Robert Hertzberg (D-Van Nuys) and sponsored by Governor Gavin Newsom to limit the spread of assault weapons and ghost guns. Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last December allowing Texas’s ban on most abortion services to …

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CA Gov Invites Disney To Relocate Jobs From Florida

Florida Politics reports: As Disney withers criticism from the left and right over a controversial Florida education bill, California’s Governor offered a solution. “Disney, the door is open to bring those jobs back to California — the state that actually represents the values of your workers,” tweeted California Gov. Gavin Newsom. The wooing comes less than a year after Disney …

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All Of Newsom’s Recall Opponents Skip Regular Race

Politico reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recall opponents have opted out of a second round. Former San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s camp confirmed to POLITICO on Thursday that Faulconer would not contest Newsom’s reelection. With that, every high-profile Republican who ran to replace Newsom in last year’s recall has bowed out of the 2022 contest. Conservative talk show and top …

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Newsom Backs CA Bill With Texas-Style Bounty On Guns

The Associated Press reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday backed legislation that would let private citizens enforce the state’s ban on assault weapons. It’s modeled after a Texas law that lets private citizens enforce that state’s ban on abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Newsom said he hopes the proposal forces the U.S. Supreme Court’s hand on the Texas …

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Gavin Newsom Overrules Parole For RFK’s Assassin

The Los Angeles Times reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday refused to parole the man convicted of gunning down Robert F. Kennedy in Los Angeles, a brazen assassination of a presidential candidate that scarred the nation and altered the course of American politics during the turbulent 1960s. A two-person state parole panel recommended in August that Sirhan Sirhan be paroled, …

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California Health Workers Must Get Booster By Feb 1st

The New York Times reports: California will require health care workers to get booster shots by Feb. 1, officials announced today, as part of a series of measures intended to stave off hospital staffing shortfalls and to keep schools open despite the unsettlingly rapid spread of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. Public health officials said the Feb. 1 deadline …

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California Reinstates Statewide Indoor Mask Mandate

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: The state of California will once again require that all residents — regardless of COVID-19 vaccination status — wear masks indoors. The mandate will apply to all indoor settings beginning on Wednesday, Dec. 15, and last at least until Jan. 15. Some counties, including San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Alameda, Contra Costa, Sonoma and …

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Newsom: I’ll Copy TX Abortion Law, But For Guns

The Los Angeles Times reports: After the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block a Texas state law that bans most abortions there, Gov. Gavin Newsom said he’ll push for a new California law that deters the manufacture and sale of assault rifles in the state. “If states can now shield their laws from review by the federal courts that compare …

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Newsom Signs Bill Protecting Vax Sites From Covidiots

San Francisco’s ABC News affiliate reports: Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed Senate Bill 742, which aims to defer anti-vaccine protesters from preventing people from getting a COVID-19 vaccine. SB 742, which was authored by Sen. Dr. Richard Pan of Sacramento, will protect the rights of people to safely receive vaccinations without concern for intimidation or physical obstruction from anti-vaccine protestors. …

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California First State To Mandate Vax For All Students

The San Francisco Chronicle reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday that his state will be the first to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for children in public and private schools. Under the mandate, the COVID-19 vaccine will be added to the list of other compulsory vaccinations required for schooling such as vaccinations against measles, mumps and rubella. As with the …

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Exit Poll: 83% Of LGBTs Voted Against Newsom Recall

NBC News reports: Like the state at large, an overwhelming majority of California’s LGBTQ voters voted “no” to a Republican-led effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, and remove him from office, according to an NBC News Exit Poll of early and Election Day voters. The poll found that 7 percent of California recall voters identify as LGBTQ. Of …

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Gavin Newsom Easily Survives Recall Effort [VIDEO]

Yahoo News reports: California Governor Gavin Newsom easily survived a recall election Tuesday in a closely-watched race that drew national attention and campaign visits from President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, the Associated Press projected less than an hour after polls closed in the state. “No is not the only thing that was expressed tonight,” the governor said. “I …

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Newsom Pulls Away In Latest California Recall Poll

The Los Angeles Times reports: Momentum has turned strongly against the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newsom with just days to go before voting ends, a change that comes after a deluge of political ads and support from leading Democrats who have slammed the effort as a Republican power grab. According to a UC Berkeley Institute of Governmental Studies poll …

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