President Biden on the Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

President Biden on the Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

Washington, DC… 5:26 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, almost getting into evening. Before I begin, as the congresswoman said, earlier today at the White House, I addressed the mass shooting in Boulder, Colorado. While the investigation is ongoing — and I spent time on the telephone with the Attorney General, as well as the […]

COVID-19 Has Exacerbated the Economic Inequality and Caregiving Crisis Facing Women of Color. Here’s How the American Rescue Plan Helps.

COVID-19 Has Exacerbated the Economic Inequality and Caregiving Crisis Facing Women of Color. Here’s How the American Rescue Plan Helps.

Washington, DC… Women have been on the front lines of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and economic crisis. Their labor — in hospitals and laboratories, on farms and in factories, in stores and in homes — has long been critical to keeping our nation running, and the past year has made these contributions all […]

February Receipts Beat Forecast by $3.8 Billion, Now Up $14.3 Billion Over January Forecast

February Receipts Beat Forecast by $3.8 Billion, Now Up $14.3 Billion Over January Forecast

Sacramento, CA… Governor Gavin Newsom announced yesterday that General Fund revenues are running $14.3 billion above January’s revenue forecast, with receipts for February exceeding the month’s projections by $3.8 billion. Nearly 60 percent of February’s gain can be attributed to timing: lower refunds caused by later enactment of the $600 one-time Golden State Stimulus than […]

California Department of Justice Announces $188.6 Million Multistate Settlement with Medical Device Manufacturer Boston Scientific Corporation

California Department of Justice Announces $188.6 Million Multistate Settlement with Medical Device Manufacturer Boston Scientific Corporation

Sacramento, CA… The California Department of Justice and Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced a multistate settlement with Boston Scientific Corporation (Boston) to resolve allegations of deceptive marketing of its surgical mesh products for women. The settlement requires Boston to pay $188.6 million to 47 states and the District of Columbia to resolve allegations […]

Small Business Fairness Act Approved by Senate B&P Committee

Small Business Fairness Act Approved by Senate B&P Committee

Sacramento, CA…The Small Business Fairness Act (SB 430), introduced by Senator Andreas Borgeas (R–Fresno), was approved by the Senate Business and Professions Committee with a 12-0 vote. The Small Business Fairness Act is part of Senator Borgeas’ Economic Recovery Package, which includes SB 74 and SB 265. Senate Bill 430 requires state agencies to work with small businesses and establish policies to […]

President Biden Announces his Intent to Nominate Bill Nelson for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

President Biden Announces his Intent to Nominate Bill Nelson for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Washington, DC… Senator Bill Nelson, former U. S. Senator, is a fifth generation Floridian whose family came to Florida in 1829. He has served in public office over four decades, first in the state legislature and U. S. Congress, then as State Treasurer. He was elected three times to the United States Senate, representing the […]

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation to Ensure Access to Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Workers Impacted by the Pandemic

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation to Ensure Access to Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for Workers Impacted by the Pandemic

Sacramento, CA… Building on the state’s action to expand paid sick days protections for California’s workforce during the pandemic, Governor Gavin Newsom today signed SB 95, legislation to ensure access to up to 80 hours of COVID-19 supplemental paid sick leave for eligible employees, including those advised to quarantine or isolate and those caring for […]

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