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California is All Wrong on New Housing

California is All Wrong on New Housing

  By Richard Colman The target is 3.5 million new California homes by 2025.  That’s what California’s new Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom wants to see in the Golden State. When it comes to housing, Newsom has things backwards. Instead of encouraging the construction of new housing, Newsom should give people who live in California — […]

Governor Newsom Announces Cancellation of Brainharming Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Governor Newsom Announces Cancellation of Brainharming Pesticide Chlorpyrifos

Californians for Pesticide Reform   Sacramento, CA: California’s farmworking communities will soon get a reprieve from a devastating pesticide linked to permanent brain damage in young children. A little more than two years after the Trump Administration reversed a proposed federal ban of the neurotoxic organophosphate pesticide chlorpyrifos, Governor Newsom today announced the commencement of […]

Newsom scraps $16B plan for tunnels to deliver water to Southern California

Newsom scraps $16B plan for tunnels to deliver water to Southern California

Samuel Chamberlain | Fox News   California Gov. Gavin Newsom has formally abandoned a plan to build two giant tunnels to reroute the state’s water from north to south, an idea pushed by his predecessor, Jerry Brown. Newsom had signaled the move in his State of the State address in February but made it official Thursday by asking state agencies to […]

Can Gov. Newsom ‘lead from behind’ on wildfire legislation?

Can Gov. Newsom ‘lead from behind’ on wildfire legislation?

By Chris Reed Gov. Gavin Newsom and his wildfire “strike force” surprised some with the vagueness of its most important recommendation: That it’s time to revise the “inverse condemnation” state law that holds energy utilities can be held fully responsible for fires that were caused by their equipment even if the equipment was properly maintained. The law […]

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 2

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 2

.. By Michele Hanisee This is the second in a series of articles that focuses on the murderers on California’s death row who have exhausted all appeals. The last impediment to executions is a federal stay that is now being challenged by several elected District Attorneys and victims. Newsom’s blocking the execution of these vicious […]

April 30th is Deadline for Community Services Infrastructure Grant Program

April 30th is Deadline for Community Services Infrastructure Grant Program

SACRAMENTO – California State Treasurer Fiona Ma reminds counties that the deadline to apply for grants to build facilities for jail and prison diversion programs is Tuesday, April 30. The $65 million program of one-time competitive grants is intended to expand programs that provide an alternative to incarceration for people who suffer from mental illness, […]

California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Central America trip to examine ‘root causes of migration’

California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Central America trip to examine ‘root causes of migration’

By Louis Casiano | Fox News California Gov. Gavin Newsom will head to El Salvador this month to meet with lawmakers to get to the root cause of why Central American migrants make the arduous journey to the United States. Newsom, a Democrat, will travel to the capital city of San Salvador, just as President Trump and U.S. border officials are calling for tougher security measures amid […]

Another Demonstration Of Why The Majority Of Californians Distrust Government

Another Demonstration Of Why The Majority Of Californians Distrust Government

.. By Michele Hanisee   If you want an example of why a staggering 61% of Californians distrust their state government, look no farther than Governor/Emperor Gavin Newsom. In the past seven years, California voters three times voted on death penalty initiatives and made clear they want the death penalty in place and enforced. This week, […]

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 1

Death Penalty Exhausted Appeals – Part 1

.. By Michele Hanisee   This first of a series of blogs focuses on the murderers on California’s death row who have exhausted all appeals. The last impediment to executions is a federal stay that is now being challenged by several elected District Attorneys and victims. When that stay is lifted, at least 24 death […]

Governor Newsom’s moratorium on the death penalty

Governor Newsom’s moratorium on the death penalty

.. By Michele Hanisee   Governor Gavin Newsom’s recent executive order declaring a moratorium on the death penalty is a test of the boundaries of executive privilege. California Constitution Article 5, Section 1 states, “The supreme executive power of this State is vested in the Governor. The Governor shall see that the law is faithfully […]

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