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Newsom Sets New Tone for California, White House Partnership

SACRAMENTO— After four years of sparring with President Donald Trump, California is ready for a more productive, friendlier chapter with Democratic President-elect Joe Biden. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom outlined his areas of agreement and places where he h...

How California’s Budget Depends on Staggering Wealth Gap

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s $227 billion California spending plan is setting records in more ways than one. Were his budget proposal approved by lawmakers as is, the state would spend an unprecedented amount to fend off poverty, eviction and K-12 education loss for...
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Newsom Proposes $600 Payment for Low-Income Californians

Millions of low-income Californians would get a $600 payment from the state under a budget proposal by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The proposed payment, announced Wednesday, would go to people with annual incomes of less than $30,000, including immigrants living in ...