California Continues to Send Life-Saving Support to Ukraine

California Continues to Send Life-Saving Support to Ukraine

San Andreas, CA…California continues to deliver relief to the people of Ukraine. Since March, the state has shipped five, 50-bed field medical stations along with thousands of pieces of protective gear to Ukraine. “California has stood firm in our support for Ukraine since day one of Russia’s unprovoked invasion,” said Governor Newsom. “Our support will […]

The US Economy Adds Another 428,000 Jobs in April

The US Economy Adds Another 428,000 Jobs in April

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 428,000 in April, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 3.6 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth was widespread, led by gains in leisure and hospitality, in manufacturing, and in transportation and warehousing. This news release presents statistics from two monthly surveys. The […]

President Biden Announces Karine Jean-Pierre as White House Press Secretary

President Biden Announces Karine Jean-Pierre as White House Press Secretary

Washington, DC…Today, President Biden announced Karine Jean-Pierre has been promoted to be Assistant to the President and White House Press Secretary. Karine will step into the Press Secretary role replacing Jen Psaki, who will depart from the White House on May 13. Statement from President Biden: “I am proud to announce that Karine Jean-Pierre will […]

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Another 50 Basis Points

Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rates Another 50 Basis Points

Washington, DC…Although overall economic activity edged down in the first quarter, household spending and business fixed investment remained strong. Job gains have been robust in recent months, and the unemployment rate has declined substantially. Inflation remains elevated, reflecting supply and demand imbalances related to the pandemic, higher energy prices, and broader price pressures. The invasion […]

Governor Newsom Statement on Draft U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

Governor Newsom Statement on Draft U.S. Supreme Court Opinion

Sacramento, CA…Governor Gavin Newsom issued the below statement today regarding a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade: “This draft opinion is an appalling attack on the rights of women across this country and if it stands, it will destroy lives and put countless women in danger. It will be the […]

Biden Administration Announces $3.16 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Boost Domestic Battery Manufacturing and Supply Chains

Biden Administration Announces $3.16 Billion from Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to Boost Domestic Battery Manufacturing and Supply Chains

Washington, DC…The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $3.1 billion in funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to make more batteries and components in America, bolster domestic supply chains, create good-paying jobs, and help lower costs for families. The infrastructure investments will support the creation of new, retrofitted, and expanded commercial facilities as […]