Supreme Court Rejects Challenge To Limits On Church ServicesA divided Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal by a California church that challenged state limits on attendance at worship services that have been imposed to contain the spread of the coronavirus.
California To Vote On Business Tax Hike Worth Up To $12BCalifornia voters in November will decide whether to increase property taxes on commercial and industrial land to raise up to an estimated $12 billion annually for public schools and city halls across the state.
Governor, First Partner Announce Expanded Support For Domestic Violence VictimsGov. Gavin Newsom and First Partner Siebel Newsom announced on Friday expanded capacity for Text 911 throughout the state and additional funding to further support victims of domestic violence.
Is California Reopening Too Quickly? Some Say It IsOver the course of the last week restaurants, churches, and hair salons are all up and running but there are concerns the rapid reopening is too fast.
Republican National Committee Sues California To Halt Vote-By-Mail For November General ElectionThe Republican National Committee and other Republican groups have filed a lawsuit against California to stop the state from mailing absentee ballots to all voters ahead of the 2020 general election, a move that was made in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
Most California Counties Now Approved For Faster ReopeningAs California moves through its methodical four-step process for reopening, some counties are pushing the boundaries by bypassing the state's orders or refusing to enforce rules against businesses that reopen without state permission.
Applicants Overwhelm California Program To Provide Undocumented Workers Financial AssistanceCalifornia’s program to give financial assistance to undocumented workers got off to a rocky start Monday.
Newsom Says California Budget Deficit Is Direct Result Of PandemicGov. Gavin Newsom on Sunday said the nearly $54 billion budget deficit California is facing is a direct result of the impact from the coronavirus pandemic and not because of existing financial troubles.
Newsom: Shrink Prisons To Help Cut BudgetGov. Gavin Newsom is proposing to significantly shrink the footprint of California's prison system, partly because of massive budget cuts prompted by the pandemic but also because of philosophy.
California Senate Proposal Tackles Rents, Economic RecoveryCalifornians unable to pay their rent because of the coronavirus crisis could have their payments covered by the state Legislature, Senate leaders announced Tuesday, part of a massive $25 billion aid package that looks to the future to pay for relief needed today.
Musk Threatens To Exit California Over Virus RestrictionsTesla CEO Elon Musk threatened Saturday to pull the company’s factory and headquarters out of California in an escalating spat with local officials who have stopped the company from reopening its electric vehicle factory.
California Legislative Analyst Projects Deficit Through 2024California’s nonpartisan legislative analyst says the state can expect budget deficits through at least 2024 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
5 Questions About California's Projected Budget DeficitGov. Newsom says the state will have a $54.3 billion budget deficit because of the coronavirus. It would be the largest state shortfall since the Great Recession. Here are five key questions.
California To Get $247M Refund As Masks Face Delivery DelayCalifornia will be refunded $247 million it paid to a Chinese company under a major deal for protective masks after the company failed to meet a deadline for federal certification of the masks, Gov. Gavin Newsom's administration said Wednesday.
California Becomes First State To Borrow From Feds To Pay Unemployment ClaimsCalifornia has become the first state to borrow money from the federal government so it can continue paying out claims for unemployment benefits during the pandemic.