President Biden on Mass Shooting in Buffalo, New York

President Biden on Mass Shooting in Buffalo, New York

Washington, DC…Tonight, we grieve for the families of ten people whose lives were senselessly taken and everyone who is suffering the physical and emotional wounds of this horrific shooting. We are grateful for the bravery of members of law enforcement and other first responders who took immediate action to try to protect and save lives. […]

The Final Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, May 13, 2022

The Final Briefing by Press Secretary Jen Psaki, May 13, 2022

Washington, DC…Hi, everyone. Okay. It would not be a briefing without some special guests. So I have some with me today. Today, President Biden is welcoming mayors, chiefs of police, a county commissioner, and a community violence intervention expert to the White House to talk about how the Rescue Plan is providing historic levels of […]

Governor Newsom Proposes Reproductive Health Package to Strengthen Protections, Expand Access, and Welcome Businesses from Anti-Abortion States

Governor Newsom Proposes Reproductive Health Package to Strengthen Protections, Expand Access, and Welcome Businesses from Anti-Abortion States

Sacramento, CA…As the U.S. Supreme Court appears prepared to overturn Roe v. Wade and states throughout the country pass laws to restrict access to reproductive health care and ban abortions, Governor Gavin Newsom today announced a Reproductive Health Package to expand access to these vital services and welcome companies from anti-abortion and anti-LGBTQ+ states. The Newsom Administration […]

Rate of Inflation Slows, Still Climbed 0.3% in Urban Areas, Impact Worse in Rural Areas. Inflation at 8.3% Annually

Rate of Inflation Slows, Still Climbed 0.3% in Urban Areas, Impact Worse in Rural Areas.  Inflation at 8.3% Annually

Washington, DC…The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.3 percent in April on a seasonally adjusted basis after rising 1.2 percent in March, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 8.3 percent before seasonal adjustment. Increases in the indexes for shelter, […]

President Biden on Inflation & Economy

President Biden on Inflation & Economy

Washington, DC…Good morning. Today I’d like to talk about two potential paths forward to address the number-one challenge facing families today: inflation. This will not be my only speech on inflation, I’m sure. But when you look at the economy today, it’s clear that we’ve made enormous strides. And our plans and our policies have […]

PG&E and California Fire Foundation Join Forces to Bolster Wildfire Safety and Preparedness & Applications Being Accepted for Fire Safety, Public Education Grants

PG&E and California Fire Foundation Join Forces to Bolster Wildfire Safety and Preparedness & Applications Being Accepted for Fire Safety, Public Education Grants

Sacramento, CA…Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and The PG&E Corporation Foundation (Foundation) are continuing their partnership with the California Fire Foundation to (CFF) increase wildfire safety and preparedness. PG&E and The Foundation are providing $1.4 million, in aggregate, to CFF’s Wildfire Safety and Preparedness Program (WSPP). Now in its fifth year, the program’s objective […]

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 […]

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