TODAY: In Monterey County, Governor Newsom to Announce Major Investments to Reimagine Public Schools as Part of California Comeback Plan


MONTEREY COUNTY – On the third day of his California Comeback tour, Governor Gavin Newsom will today travel to Monterey County to announce his proposal for an unprecedented level of state school funding to better support the social-emotional well-being of students and transform schools into gateways of opportunity.

The Governor has so far this week announced a $12 billion plan to tackle the homelessness crisis, the largest investment of its kind in California history; immediate relief for Californians recovering from the pandemic, which includes the largest state tax rebate in American history in the form of direct checks to Californians; and a $5.1 billion package supporting the state’s drought response and water infrastructure, improving the state’s resilience to climate change.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 12, 2021 at approx. 1:15 p.m. PDT

LIVESTREAM: @CAgovernor Twitter page, California Governor Facebook page and California Governor YouTube page.

**NOTE: This event is open to credentialed media only, reporters interested in attending must email by 11:00 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.