California to ban the sale of gas-powered cars by 2035

November 19, 2020

chart As historic wildfires burned throughout California over the last few months, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an unprecedented order seeking to cut carbon emissions statewide by banning the sale of...

Looking to the future: California’s plans to reopen after Coronavirus

May 18, 2020

It has been nearly sixteen weeks since the first case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was diagnosed in the United States and more than two months since California’s stay-at-home order began on Tuesday,...

California’s game-changing law allows payment of college athletes

Illustration credit: Loki Olin
October 29, 2019

On Monday, Sep. 30, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB-206, a bill that will allow athletes at California colleges to profit off the commercial use of their names, images, and likenesses. Newsom...

Achieving press but not progress: Governor Newsom’s moratorium on the death penalty

States with the death penalty. Source: deathpenaltyinfo.org. Infographic credit: Kian Nassre.
May 30, 2019

On Wednesday, March 13, 2019, Gavin Newsom, Governor of California, announced a moratorium on the death penalty, temporarily pardoning 737 inmates on death row. While this suspension remains unprecedented,...

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