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Why Gov. Newsom Should Veto SB 24, the Chemical Abortion Bill

Senate Bill 24 would require California’s public universities to provide the chemical method of abortion to college women. It would be a needless expansion of the practice of abortion, and Gov. Gavin Newsom should veto it. This measure would not be a wise i...
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Newsom Rocks the Gig Economy, Signs AB 5 Labor Bill

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday signed sweeping labor legislation that aims to give wage and benefit protections to California rideshare drivers at companies like Uber and Lyft and to workers across...
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Trump Bars California From Setting Stricter Fuel Standards

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators. "Automakers support year-over-year increases in fuel economy s...

Newsom Commutes Sentence of Fresno Inmate Who Killed Two Men

Marcus McJimpson, who was 21 in 1988 when he shot and killed two men during an altercation in Fresno, is among 21 inmates who had their sentences commuted Friday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The governor's action means that McJimpson, now 52, is eligible for parol...