Trump, California in Battle Over Wildfire Relief Funds

Article 0 Comments President Donald Trump threatened this week to withhold money to help California cope with wildfires after Gov. Gavin Newsom asked him to double the federal investment in forest management. Trump again suggested poor forest management is to blame for California’s deadly wildfires and said he’s ordered the […]

California Governor Proposes $150M in Wildfire Investments, 911 Fee

Article 0 Comments California Gov. Gavin Newsom has pledged fresh investments to prevent, fight and escape wildfires, including millions to help local governments improve their communication during emergencies and a fee to fund an update for the state’s 911 system.á Newsom outlined $105 million in new fire-related spending on top […]

California Governor Signs Order to Tackle Drug Prices in First Act

Article 0 Comments Hours into his new job, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an executive order on Monday that could dramatically reshape the way prescription drugs are paid for and acquired in the most populous U.S. state. The order, along with another naming the state’s first-ever surgeon general, marks a […]