President Trump Press Conference After U.N. Sessions

President Trump Press Conference After U.N. Sessions

New York, NY…Thank you very much. Thank you. Well, thank you all for being here. We’ve had a tremendous three days in New York, at the United Nations. I want to thank the Secretary-General. It’s been really incredible what’s been taking place. And he’s been a fantastic host to a lot of countries. The meetings […]

Pelosi On Announcing Impeachment Inquiry

Pelosi On Announcing Impeachment Inquiry

Washington, D.C….Speaker Nancy Pelosi delivered remarks announcing the House of Representatives is moving forward with an official impeachment inquiry. Below are the Speaker’s remarks as delivered: Speaker Pelosi. Good afternoon. Last Tuesday, we observed the anniversary of the adoption of the Constitution on September 17. Sadly, on that day, the Intelligence Community Inspector General formally […]

Attorney General Becerra Joins Bipartisan Coalition of State Attorneys General in Calling on Congress to Pass Cannabis Banking Legislation

Attorney General Becerra Joins Bipartisan Coalition of State Attorneys General in Calling on Congress to Pass Cannabis Banking Legislation

Sacramento, CA….California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, as part of a bipartisan coalition of 21 state attorneys general, urged Congress to pass the Strengthening the Tenth Amendment through Entrusting States (STATES) Act of 2019 or similar measures that would allow legal cannabis-related businesses to access the banking system. The STATES Act would bring billions of dollars […]

Governor Signs Lorena Gonzalez’s AB 5 Independent Contractor or Gig Economy Restriction Bill!

Governor Signs Lorena Gonzalez’s AB 5 Independent Contractor or Gig Economy Restriction Bill!

Sacramento, CA…Today Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law legislation authored by California State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) to restore employment status for millions of workers who have been misclassified as contractors. Assembly Bill 5 provides clarity for businesses, workers and taxpayers in the wake of the Dynamex ruling by the California Supreme Court in […]

Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Executive Order to Confront Youth Vaping Epidemic

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom signed an executive order to confront the growing youth epidemic and health risks linked to vaping. The executive order directs the Department of Public Health (CDPH) to launch a $20 million statewide digital and social media public awareness campaign to educate youth, young adults and parents about the health risks of […]

Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

Legendary Journalist Cokie Roberts Dies at 75

New York, NY…From ABC News…”ABC News President James Goldston sent the following note to the news division on the passing of Cokie Roberts this morning. I’m writing with very sad news. Our dear friend and colleague Cokie Roberts passed away this morning in Washington, surrounded by her family and closest friends. Cokie had a storied […]

Governor Newsom Announced These Appointments Today

Governor Newsom Announced These Appointments Today

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Sonia Angell, 53, of Woodside, New York, has been appointed director of the California Department of Public Health. Angell has been an assistant clinical professor of medicine and an assistant attending physician at New York Presbyterian/Columbia University Hospital since 2014 and from 2005 to 2011. She […]

Governor Newsom Grants Executive Clemency to 21 on September 13th

Governor Newsom Grants Executive Clemency to 21 on September 13th

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has granted 21 commutations.  The California Constitution gives the Governor the authority to grant clemency, including in the form of a commutation. A clemency grant recognizes a person’s efforts in self-development, rehabilitation and prospects for successful community reentry. A clemency grant does not forgive or minimize the […]