Please visit this live spreadsheet for a list of California Governor Gavin Newsom's Executive Orders related to COVID-19.
Declaring a fiscal emergency, and implementing appropriate remedial measures, may be an unfortunate reality for some local agencies in light of the COVID-19 epidemic.
This morning President Trump tweeted that the SF Bay Area will receive over $700 million in federal funds to assist continued operations and support workers at SFO, Muni, and BART. Bay Area transit officials are unsure exactly of [...]
Governor Newsom’s May Budget Revision Comes up Short on Local Government Funding—Shifts Pressure to the Federal Government
On May 14, 2020, Governor Newsom presented his 2020-2021 Budget May Revision. The Governor opened by outlining the stark contrast between his optimistic January budget proposal which reflected record low unemployment, a thriving economy and projected surplus of 5.6 billion in revenue with the reality that we are faced with today.
On May 13th, RPLG Founding Partner Jon Holtzman and AdastraGov and GovInvest's Charlie Francis led a webinar titled COVID-19, Local Finances and Labor Negotiations: The New Normal.
Governor Newsom announced a new executive order on Friday, May 8th. The executive order addresses the November 3, 2020 General Election. The order requires that each county’s elections officials send vote-by-mail ballots for the November 3, 2020 General Election [...]
Governor Newsom issued two new executive orders last week, the first of which allows for marriage licenses to be issued by county clerks via videoconference. The second executive order temporarily changes the protocol for verifying need for certain welfare [...]
Governor Newsom announced the launch of a new portal to help parents, including essential workers and vulnerable families, find safe and reliable access to childcare options. The new portal is available at ca.gov/childcare and enables parents to enter their [...]
During today's daily briefing, Governor Newsom announced the expansion of a "Farm to Family" program and other new initiatives to combat food insecurity. The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented level of demand at California food banks [...]
Residents and workers of San Francisco are now subject to a public health order requiring the donning of face coverings in public. Specifically, face coverings must be used at essential businesses, while using public transit or [...]