Trump Administration Combating Youth E-Cigarette Use with Plan to Clear Market of Non-Tobacco-Flavored E-Cigarette Products

Trump Administration Combating Youth E-Cigarette Use with Plan to Clear Market of Non-Tobacco-Flavored E-Cigarette Products

Washington, DC…FDA compliance policy would prioritize enforcement of premarket authorization requirements for non-tobacco-flavored e-cigarettes. Today, the Trump Administration announced that as part of its ongoing work to tackle the epidemic of youth e-cigarette use, the FDA intends to finalize a compliance policy in the coming weeks that would prioritize the agency’s enforcement of the premarket […]

A Message From Josh Friday, California’s Chief Service Officer

A Message From Josh Friday, California’s Chief Service Officer

Sacramento, CA…Dear California, As the state’s newly sworn-in Chief Service Officer, I am thrilled and honored for the opportunity to lead California Volunteers in order to strengthen the civic health of the Golden State through promoting service, volunteerism and civic engagement. However, it is not lost on me that I assume this position at a […]

Governor Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring Patriot Day 9.11.19

Governor Newsom Issues Proclamation Declaring Patriot Day 9.11.19

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued issued a proclamation declaring September 11, 2019, as Patriot Day in the State of California. The text of the proclamation is below: PROCLAMATION Eighteen years ago today, our nation watched in horror as Al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial airliners and directed them towards major American institutions, including the World […]

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018

Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2018

Washington, DC…The U.S. Census Bureau announced today the median household income was not statistically different from the 2017 median, and the official poverty rate decreased 0.5 percentage points from 2017. At the same time, the rate and number of people without health insurance increased from 7.9%, or 25.6 million, in 2017 to 8.5%, or 27.5 […]

Will Our Kids Be Free? – Al Segalla

Will Our Kids Be Free? – Al Segalla

Copperopolis, CA….September 17 is the 232nd anniversary of our wonderful US Constitution. For many thousands of years human slavery was normal – including in the United States. America was the first to claw its way out of the darkness of tyranny and put a solution down on paper. Our founding fathers possessed an incredible amount […]

Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019

Presidential Proclamation on Patriot Day, 2019

Washington, DC…On Patriot Day, we solemnly remember the nearly 3,000 people who perished on September 11, 2001. With gratitude, we honor the brave first responders, resolute members of our military, and ordinary Americans who showed extraordinary courage to save others on that fateful day. We will always be grateful for the heroic men and women […]

Presidential Remarks at September 11th Pentagon Observance Ceremony

Presidential Remarks  at September 11th Pentagon Observance Ceremony

Washington, DC…Well, thank you very much, Secretary Esper. Today, our nation honors and mourns the nearly 3,000 lives that were stolen from us on September 11th, 2001. On these grounds, 184 people were murdered when al Qaeda terrorists overtook American Airlines Flight 77 and crashed it into the Pentagon. For every American who lived through […]

911 Memorial Service From September 11 Memorial & Museum

911 Memorial Service From September 11 Memorial & Museum

New York, NY…Through commemoration, exhibitions and educational programs, The National September 11 Memorial & Museum, a nonprofit in New York City, remembers and honors the 2,983 people killed in the horrific attacks of September 11, 2001, and February 26, 1993, as well as those who risked their lives to save others and all who demonstrated […]

John Bolton Out as National Security Advisor

John Bolton Out as National Security Advisor

Washington, DC….The President via Twitter…”I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House. I disagreed strongly with many of his suggestions, as did others in the Administration, and therefore I asked John for his resignation, which was given to me this morning. I thank John very much […]

Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 9.9.19

Governor Newsom Issues Legislative Update 9.9.19

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills: AB 467 by Assemblymember Tasha Boerner Horvath (D-Encinitas) – Competitions on state property: prize compensation: gender equity. AB 746 by Assemblymember Jim Wood (D-Santa Rosa) – Sherman Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Law: beer manufacturer licensees: exemption. SB 276 by Senator Richard Pan […]