Castroville, California - Today, Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled another component of his $100 billion California Comeback Plan: transforming California public schools into gateways of equity and opportunity. Governor Newsom’s plan represents the highest level of state school funding in California history, investing an additional $20 billion to support the potential of every California student and make the structural change necessary to reduce barriers while increasing opportunities across the board, including massive investments in K-12 public schools, creating universal Pre-K and college savings accounts for 3.7 million low-income children in public schools.

Sacramento, California - To celebrate Día de los Libros (Día), a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for children from all backgrounds, California First Partner Jennifer Siebel Newsom will host an interactive, bilingual virtual story time on April 30th for hundreds of California families, kids and child care providers.

Sacramento, California - The California Department of Food and Agriculture is now accepting applications for the California Underserved and Small Farm Producer Grant Program. Applications will be accepted until Monday May 10, 2021at 5 p.m.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today announced that he has signed tribal-state gaming compacts between the State of California and the Middletown Rancheria of Pomo Indians of California and the Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Yokut Tribe.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today issued a proclamation declaring a special election for the 18th Assembly District of the State of California on August 31, 2021. The primary for the special election will be held on June 29, 2021.

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom released the below statement today following the U.S. EPA’s announcement that it is reconsidering the previous administration’s withdrawal of California’s Clean Air Act waiver, which has been used for years by the state to set its own emissions standards: