TOMORROW: Governor Newsom to Submit Biggest Economic Recovery Package in California History to the Legislature


SACRAMENTO – Following a week-long tour across the state highlighting his comprehensive recovery package tackling the most persistent challenges facing California, Governor Gavin Newsom will submit his $100 billion California Comeback Plan to the Legislature tomorrow in Sacramento.

Over the course of the week, Governor Newsom has highlighted 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 the largest small business relief program in the nation; a $12 billion plan to tackle the homelessness crisis, the largest investment of its kind in California history; $20 billion in proposed investments to transform public schools into gateways for opportunity; and a $5.1 billion package supporting the state’s drought response and water infrastructure, improving the state’s resilience to climate change.

WHEN: Friday, May 14, 2021 at approx. 10:30 a.m. PDT

LIVESTREAM@CAgovernor Twitter page, California Governor Facebook page and the Governor’s YouTube page.

**NOTE: This in-person press conference will be open to credentialed media only. Reporters interested in attending must RSVP to for more information on attending by no later than 9:30 p.m. tonight. Attendance may be limited to one reporter per outlet due to capacity restrictions. On-site protocols include wearing a mask and physical distancing.

This press conference will be available to TV stations on the TVu Grid as “CALOES_SOC” and on the LiveU Matrix under “CA-Governors-Office.”