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Lawmakers Pressure Newsom to ‘Step Up’ on Racism as a Public Health Issue

SACRAMENTO — After the killing last year of George Floyd, a Black man, by a white Minneapolis police officer, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers declared racism a public health crisis. The governors of Michiga...

Newsom Wants to Spend Millions on the Health of Low-Income Mothers and Their Babies

Amid a pandemic that has pushed millions of mothers out of the workplace, caused fertility rates to plunge and heightened the risk of death for pregnant women, California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Democra...

Despite Pandemic, Newsom Declines to Boost Local Public Health Budgets — Again

SACRAMENTO — In spite of a pandemic that has killed about 62,000 Californians — more than enough to pack Dodger Stadium — Gov. Gavin Newsom has again declined to boost the budgets of the state’s...

California Lawmakers to Newsom: Give All Immigrants Health Coverage

This story also ran on U.S. News & World Report. It can be republished for free. SACRAMENTO — California Democratic lawmakers so far have failed to convince Gov. Gavin Newsom that the state can af...

RAW: Gov. Newsom And State Surgeon General Discuss Mental And Physical Health During COVID-19 Lockdo

California Gov. Gavin Newsom and State Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris talk about resources being offered by the state to stay mentally and physically healthy during coronavirus shelter-in-pla...