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California bishops applaud Newsom budget changes
Borrowing $7.8 billion from rainy day fund

Governor Gavin Newsom’s May budget revision revealed $19 billion less in expenditures than his previous January proposal – an illustration of the shift in spending for the state caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. There is a

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California bishops applaud Newsom budget changes
Borrowing $7.8 billion from rainy day fund
2020-06-04T01:23:19-07:00

Archbishop Gomez: “We should be doing a lot of listening”
Protestors “exploited by persons who have different values"

“The violence of recent nights is self-destructive and self-defeating,” Archbishop José Gomez said May 31, as a wave of violent protests swept Los Angeles and other American cities for several straight nights, following the killing of

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Archbishop Gomez: “We should be doing a lot of listening”
Protestors “exploited by persons who have different values"
2020-06-01T09:14:16-07:00

Pastors and legislators push Newsom on churches
Ask to be as open as schools

Twenty-five California state legislators have joined hundreds of pastors who are calling on Governor Gavin Newsom to let churches hold in-person services. These Republican Senators and Assembly members sent the governor a letter last week asking him to

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Pastors and legislators push Newsom on churches
Ask to be as open as schools
2020-05-13T14:12:24-07:00

California’s bishops ask Newsom to up the ante
$500 per adult illegal alien not enough

California’s Catholic bishops have asked Governor Gavin Newsom to increase aid to undocumented and low-wage residents of the state “because the virus doesn’t know the difference between someone who has the right legal documents and those

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California’s bishops ask Newsom to up the ante
$500 per adult illegal alien not enough
2020-04-24T13:24:44-07:00

Southern California churches sue Newsom over drive-up bans
San Bernadino and Riverside counties go after evangelicals

Three Southern California ecclesial communities have filed a lawsuit against Governor Gavin Newsom, alleging that social distancing orders he imposed amid COVID-19 violate their First Amendment right to freedom of religion. Newsom imposed

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Southern California churches sue Newsom over drive-up bans
San Bernadino and Riverside counties go after evangelicals
2020-04-20T08:51:57-07:00

Gavin Newsom to stop body shaming
Will suspend physical fitness tests in schools

California students would stop taking a mandatory physical fitness test under a proposal by Gov. Gavin Newsom intended to protect children from body shaming, bullying and gender identity discrimination. State law requires California schools to give all

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Gavin Newsom to stop body shaming
Will suspend physical fitness tests in schools
2020-02-12T15:41:31-08:00

Newsom vetoes student I.D. bill
Doesn't trust schools to put Planned Parenthood info on student cards

California Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed the highly-controversial AB 624, which would have mandated that student identification cards of children in grades 7 to 12 at public schools and charter schools have printed on them a “telephone number for a

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Newsom vetoes student I.D. bill
Doesn't trust schools to put Planned Parenthood info on student cards
2019-10-14T13:09:27-07:00