TODAY: In San Diego County, Governor Newsom to Highlight $12 Billion in New Investments Tackling Homelessness Crisis as Part of $100 Billion California Comeback Plan


SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Governor Gavin Newsom will continue his week-long California Comeback Plan tour today in San Diego County, where he will announce a historic $12 billion package bolstering the state’s response to the homelessness crisis.

The Governor yesterday unveiled the first challenge his plan will tackle, immediate relief for Californians recovering from the pandemic, which includes the largest state tax rebate in American history and expanded rent relief and utility assistance. The Governor has also announced a $5.1 billion package supporting the state’s drought response and water infrastructure, improving the state’s resilience to climate change impacts.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at approx. 10:30 a.m. PDT

LIVESTREAM: California Governor YouTube page.

**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must email by 9:00 a.m. for information on RSVP’ing and public health and physical distancing requirements for covering the event. On-site protocols include wearing a mask at all times and six feet of physical distancing.