President Donald J. Trump Announces Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

President Donald J. Trump Announces Guidelines for Opening Up America Again

Washington, DC…This morning, President Donald J. Trump convened two bipartisan dialogues with Members of the Opening Up America Again Congressional Group to discuss the next chapter of the COVID-19 recovery.  This afternoon the President celebrated the vital role truckers play in keeping America well-stocked.  Later, the President discussed his health-based vision for putting our Nation […]

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Establishing Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

Governor Newsom Issues Executive Order Establishing Statewide Moratorium on Evictions

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order banning the enforcement of eviction orders for renters affected by COVID-19 through May 31, 2020. The order prohibits landlords from evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent and prohibits enforcement of evictions by law enforcement or courts. It also requires tenants to declare in writing, no more […]

Governor Newsom on Passage of Federal Supplemental Stimulus Bill

Governor Newsom on Passage of Federal Supplemental Stimulus Bill

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement on the federal supplemental stimulus bill passed today: “The stimulus bill passed today will provide critical support for California to fight COVID-19 and strengthen our hospitals and health care system. It means an additional $600 a week in Unemployment Insurance for the many Californians who have already […]

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 3,801 Cases, 88,400 Tests Done, 65,000 Test Results Pending, 78 Deaths

The Latest COVID-19 Numbers for State of California 3,801 Cases, 88,400 Tests Done, 65,000 Test Results Pending, 78 Deaths

Sacramento, CA…The California Department of Public Health today announced the most recent statistics on COVID-19. California now has 3,801 confirmed cases. For more information on COVID-19 and California’s response visit the California Department of Public Health website. COVID-19 in California by the Numbers Note: The following numbers reflect information received by local health jurisdictions as […]

California State Parks Block Vehicle Access to Additional Parks to Slow Spread of COVID-19

California State Parks Block Vehicle Access to Additional Parks to Slow Spread of COVID-19

Sacramento, CA… California State Parks announced it is temporarily closing vehicle access to 59 additional state parks and beaches to avoid dangerous visitation surges and help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This brings the total number of state-operated parks and beaches closed to vehicle access to 98. A list of closures can be found […]

Pelosi on Senate Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

Pelosi on Senate Passage of Third Coronavirus Response Bill

Washington, DC…Speaker Nancy Pelosi released this statement after the Senate passed the third coronavirus response bill: “Our nation faces the worst pandemic in over fifty years. Urgent action continues to be needed to address this threat to the lives and livelihood of the American people. “Tonight, the Senate voted on legislation which, thanks to the […]

Jobless Claims Soar to 3,283,000 as Coronavirus Strikes Jobs Market

Jobless Claims Soar to 3,283,000 as Coronavirus Strikes Jobs Market

Washington, DC…During the week ending March 21, the increase in initial claims are due to the impacts of the COVID-19 virus. Nearly every state providing comments cited the COVID-19 virus impacts. States continued to cite services industries broadly, particularly accommodation and food services. Additional industries heavily cited for the increases included the health care and […]

Economy Added 225,000 Non-Farm Jobs in January. Construction, Health Care, Transportation & Warehousing Lead Way.

Economy Added 225,000 Non-Farm Jobs in January.  Construction, Health Care, Transportation & Warehousing Lead Way.

Washington, DC….Economy Added 225,000 Non-Farm Jobs in January. Construction, Health Care, Transportation & Warehousing Lead Way. Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 225,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in construction, in health care, and in transportation […]

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