California Expands Medi-Cal to All Eligible Adults 50 Years of Age and Older

California Expands Medi-Cal to All Eligible Adults 50 Years of Age and Older

Sacramento, CA…This expansion, effective May 1, builds upon the state’s Healthy California for All strategy, and comes as the Governor proposes expanding Medi-Cal to every eligible state resident, regardless of age or immigration status.  Starting on May 1, Medi-Cal, California’s health coverage program for low-income individuals and families, is extending eligibility for full coverage to […]

Governor Newsom Convenes Growing Coalition in Support of CARE Court

Governor Newsom Convenes Growing Coalition in Support of CARE Court

Sacramento, CA…On April 25th the Governor Gavin Newsom convened the coalition in support of CARE Court, which will provide individuals with severe mental health and substance use disorders the care and services they need to get healthy. SB 1338, CARE Court legislation authored by Senator Thomas Umberg (D-Santa Ana) and Senator Susan Talamantes Eggman (D-Stockton), […]

US Economy Shrinks by 1.4% in Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2022 Estimate

US Economy Shrinks by 1.4% in Gross Domestic Product, First Quarter 2022 Estimate

Washington, DC…Real gross domestic product (GDP) decreased at an annual rate of 1.4 percent in the first quarter of 2022 (table 1), according to the “advance” estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter, real GDP increased 6.9 percent.  The GDP estimate released today is based on source data that are […]

Another Crew of Astronauts Headed to the Space Station

Another Crew of Astronauts Headed to the Space Station

Cape Canaveral, FL…On Wednesday, April 27 at 3:52 a.m. ET, 7:52 UTC, Falcon 9 launched Dragon’s fourth science expedition mission Crew-4 to the International Space Station from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship. Dragon will autonomously […]

Full Production of F-150 Lightning Trucks Begins at Rouge Electric Vehicle Center at Ford’s Historic Rouge Complex

Full Production of F-150 Lightning Trucks Begins at Rouge Electric Vehicle Center at Ford’s Historic Rouge Complex

Dearborn, MI…Today marks the launch of the all-new, electric F-150 Lightning pickup – a milestone moment in America’s shift to electric vehicles.  F-150 Lightning trucks are now being built for customers across America. F-150 Lightning is the fastest-accelerating F-150 yet and the only full-size electric pickup available now with a starting price less than $40,000. […]

President Biden Announces Nominee for Ambassador to Ukraine

President Biden Announces Nominee for Ambassador to Ukraine

Washington, DC…Today, President Biden announced his intention to nominate veteran U.S. diplomat Bridget A. Brink to serve as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ukraine. Bridget A. Brink, Nominee for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ukraine. Bridget A. Brink, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, currently serves as the U.S. Ambassador to the Slovak […]