California Governor Gavin Newsom implemented new CoVID restrictions on 94% of his state’s entire population Monday; floating a potential mandatory curfew to slow the spread of Coronavirus.
NEW: Governor Newsom announces CA is pulling an “emergency brake”, meaning counties will move back after 1 week, not just 2 weeks, some counties will move multiple tiers, and California is going to assess the color coded tiers again later this week. @FOXLA pic.twitter.com/6V8hEEwulT
— Bill Melugin (@BillFOXLA) November 16, 2020
NEW: Governor Newsom confirms he is considering implementing a state-wide curfew in California.
The decision on this isn't final, he says it's being assessed.
— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) November 16, 2020
NEW: Gov. Newsom is "pulling an emergency brake" in the state's county reopening blueprint, as well as "strengthening" California's mandatory mask requirement. About 94% of the state's population is being pulled back into the purple tuer.
— Capitol Alert (@CapitolAlert) November 16, 2020
“Gov. Newsom is ‘pulling an emergency brake’ in the state’s county reopening blueprint, as well as “strengthening” California’s mandatory mask requirement. About 94% of the state’s population is being pulled back into the purple tier,” reports the Sacramento Bee.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
CALIFORNIA REVOLT? Gavin Newsom PLUNGES in Latest Poll Against GOP Governor Candidate
Former Mayor of San Francisco Gavin Newsom’s once-giant lead over his GOP challenger in California’s gubernatorial race shrank to single digits this week; raising serious questions over whether a Republican can re-take the state’s highest office.
According to a new poll conducted by Probolsky Research between August 29th and September 2nd, Newsom’s lead shrank to just five points against California businessman John Cox.
“The Hispanic vote has been a source of frustration for Newsom, who has basically split that constituency with Cox, despite Hispanics historically preferring Democrats,” writes Fox News.
“This is a great reference point for everything John talks about,” said Cox campaign spokesman Matt Shupe. “It’s about bringing more transparency to government. It’s about approaching issues like a businessman. It’s about reforming a government entity that nobody is happy with.”
Read the full story at Fox News.
CALIFORNIA SCHEMIN': Newsom DITCHES High Speed Rail, Says Too Expensive, Won't Return $3.5B
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday his government will abandon the state’s highly-touted high-speed rail link connecting Los Angeles and San Francisco; saying the project would likely cost too much money.
“I have nothing but respect for Governor Brown’s and Governor Schwarzenegger’s vision. I share it,” Newsom said. “But let’s be real. The current project, as planned, would cost too much and take too long.”
Gov Newsom on high speed rail:
“Let’s be real… the project as currently planned would cost too much and take too long.”
— Ashley Zavala (@ZavalaA) February 12, 2019
“The Democratic governor acknowledged critics who want the state to abandon the project entirely, but said he doesn’t want to waste the billions already spent on the project, nor does he want to return $3.5 billion the state has received in federal funding,” writes the Sacramento Bee.
Read the full report here.