TOMORROW: Governor Newsom to Highlight Largest Small Business Relief Program in the Nation as Part of $100 Billion California Comeback Plan


SACRAMENTO – In virtual remarks tomorrow, Governor Gavin Newsom will highlight his proposals to expand the state’s support for small businesses hit hardest by the pandemic. The Governor will address business and civic leaders in a virtual event organized by the Sacramento Host Committee and the California Chamber of Commerce.

Virtual Remarks to Business and Civic Leaders

WHEN: Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 8:40 a.m. PDT

WATCH: Register here to watch the remarks live.

As part of his week-long tour highlighting the Administration’s comprehensive recovery plan tackling the most persistent challenges facing California, the Governor has announced $20 billion in proposed investments to transform public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity; 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.