Governor Newsom Promotes Health Care Proposals For Young Adults Regardless of Immigration Status

Governor Newsom Promotes Health Care Proposals For Young Adults Regardless of Immigration Status

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom hosted a roundtable discussion at Los Angeles Southwest College with young adults to talk about their health care challenges. He spoke with an undocumented student who delayed seeking medical care for stomach pain, had his appendix removed and was unable to secure follow-up visits, making his condition worse. A young professional […]

Governor Newsom Releases Revised “California for All” State Budget

Governor Newsom Releases Revised “California for All” State Budget

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today released a revised state budget proposal that prioritizes saving for a rainy day ­– putting a record amount into the state’s reserves and making billions in fiscal pay downs of pension debt. It also prioritizes one-time investments aimed at tackling the main issues driving California’s affordability crisis. “The California Dream […]

Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2019 Advance Estimate at Strong 3.2%

Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2019 Advance Estimate at Strong 3.2%

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 3.2 percent in the first quarter of 2019 (table 1), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter of 2018, real GDP increased 2.2 percent. The increase in real GDP in the first quarter reflected […]

President Donald Trump Announces, Kirstjen Nielsen out, Kevin McAleenan in at DHS

President Donald Trump Announces, Kirstjen Nielsen out, Kevin McAleenan in at DHS

Washington, DC…President Trump has announced on Twitter that “Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service….I am pleased to announce that Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, will become Acting Secretary for @DHSgov. I have confidence that Kevin […]

FCC Chairman Proposes Eliminating Rule that Drives Up Phone Rates for Rural Americans

FCC Chairman Proposes Eliminating Rule that Drives Up Phone Rates for Rural Americans

Washington, DC…2019—Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the Commission will vote at its April meeting on eliminating a policy known as the “rate floor,” which is forcing many rural customers to pay higher telephone rates. Under Chairman Pai’s leadership, the Commission froze the rate floor in 2017. Now, the Chairman is asking his […]

Governor Newsom Blasts Trump Administration Cuts to Humanitarian Aid in Central America

Governor Newsom Blasts Trump Administration Cuts to Humanitarian Aid in Central America

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today after the President announced cuts in federal aid to Northern Triangle countries: “This Administration’s xenophobia and nativism is once again fueling its immigration and foreign policies. The United States should be organizing the world communities to help families feel safer and have economic opportunities in the […]

DOD Authorizes Support to Counter Drug Border Security Including Pedestrian Fence Funding

DOD Authorizes Support to Counter Drug Border Security Including Pedestrian Fence Funding

Washington, DC…Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick M. Shanahan authorized the commander of the U.S Army Corps of Engineers to begin planning and executing up to $1 billion in support to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Customs and Border Protection. These funds will be used to support DHS’s request to build 57 miles of […]

Attorney General William P. Barr & Justice Department’s Summary of Mueller Report

Attorney General  William P. Barr &  Justice Department’s Summary of Mueller Report

Washington, DC…Dear Chairman Graham, Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Ranking Member Collins: As a supplement to the notification provided on Friday, March 22, 2019, I am writing today to advise you of the principal conclusions reached by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III and to inform you about the status of my initial review […]

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