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Governor Newsom announces appointments 7.18.24

News SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: Marc LeForestier, of Sacramento, has been appointed General Counsel at the  Department of Cannabis Control. LeForestier has been General Counsel at the California Community Colleges...

Governor Newsom issues legislative update 7.18.24

News SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed the following bills:AB 295 by Assemblymember Josh Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) – Residential real property: foreclosure.AB 1796 by Assemblymember Juan Alanis (R-Modesto) – Pupil instruction: course...

10 ways California leads the nation

News “California is the tentpole of the American economy. Home to the world’s greatest higher-education system. A place where people can love who they want, access the reproductive freedom they deserve, and pursue a dream of a safe and prosperous life – their...

Governor Newsom announces appointments 7.17.24

News SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments:Melany Acosta-Parra, of Kerman, has been appointed to the California Youth Empowerment Commission. Acosta-Parra has been a Recreation Leader for the City of Kerman Parks and Recreation...

California launches world-leading Hydrogen Hub

News What you need to know: With agreement signed and first round of funding secured, California is the first state to officially launch a Hydrogen Hub, an initiative to accelerate the development and deployment of clean, renewable hydrogen projects – cutting...

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