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Newsom Promised Big On California Health Care. Where Do His Bold Plans Stand Now?

July 20, 2021

Early in his term, Gov. Gavin Newsom positioned himself as the governor who would champion health care. He vowed to target rising prescription drug costs and find a way for the state to pay for care for all Californians, a key campaign promise. He also set a goal of creating a blueprint to better serve the Golden State’s growing population of seniors. Read More

Who Is Running Against Newsom in the Recall?

July 20, 2021

We’re just about two months away from a closely watched election that will indelibly shape the state’s future. And as of this weekend, we know — for the most part — who will be on the ballot. Read More

California’s Mask Rule for Schools Prompts Controversy

July 13, 2021

California announced new coronavirus rules for public schools on Monday that let students and teachers sit as close to each other as they want while making sure no one will miss class time even if they are exposed to someone with the virus. Read More

Unprecedented Lobbying Effort Scores Big Win for California Public Health

July 6, 2021

After more than a decade of fruitless entreaties from public health advocates, Democratic lawmakers have secured a landmark agreement that promises $300 million a year in new state funding to fortify and reimagine California’s hollowed-out public health system, a complex network of services shouldered largely by the state’s 61 local health departments. Read More

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