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Newsom Proclamation: State of Emergency

Governor Gavin Newsom proclaims a state of emergency in California in response to COVID-19.Read more

California Budget Act of 2020

On June 29, 2020, Gavin Newsome signed the 2020 Budget Act, authorizing a $202.1 billion spending plan to help with COVID-19 response efforts and to boost the California economy. 5.7 billion will be allocated towards personal protective equipment, hospital surge preparation, and to help protect...Read more


On June 18th, 2020, the California Department of Public Health released this guidance on the requirement to wear face masks in public or common spaces.Read more

Executive Order N-62-20

May 5, 2020 executive order outlining the requirements for providing workers' compensation benefits to those who have contracted and are filing claims due to
COVID-19 related illnesses.Read more

New California law funds COVID-19 outreach, enforcement for farmworkers

This article disucsses two laws aimed at helping California’s "essential workers” during the COVID-19 crisis.Read more

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