Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today issued an executive order addressing a variety of issues in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Washington, DC - As the COVID-19 pandemic response continues, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration have been working around the clock on many fronts to support the U.S. food and agriculture sector so that Americans continue to have access to a safe and robust food supply. As a next step in carrying out Executive Order 13917, the USDA and FDA today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help prevent interruptions at FDA-regulated food facilities, including fruit and vegetable processing.

Sacramento, California - Members of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery sent a letter to congressional leaders asking them pass $1 trillion in direct relief for state and local governments – funding that is critical to reopening our economies.

Imperial, California - Strange thoughts can infiltrate your brain when you are isolated as most of the nation is during the current COVID pandemic, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. For example, some people - more than you might possibly imagine - let their minds wonder and imagine they are members of an ant colony. 

Imperial, California - Life is returning to normal in a somewhat comic way as the COVID lockdown eases in some parts of the country, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Sacramento, California - Governor Gavin Newsom today announced the following appointments: