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Newsom signs bill protecting transgender youth and families fleeing red state policies

Newsom signs bill protecting transgender youth and families fleeing red state policies

SACRAMENTO— Rebranding California as a haven from discriminatory policies in conservative states, Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday signed a bill to protect transgender youth and their families from bans on gender-affirming care. State Sen. Scott Wiener’s (D-San Francisco) Senate Bill 107 provides a series of safeguards meant to block out-of-state attempts to penalize families who …

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Newsom rejects second effort to make more community college adjunct professors eligible for health care

Newsom rejects second effort to make more community college adjunct professors eligible for health care

Photo by Andrew Reed/EdSource Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed a plan to make more part-time community college professors eligible for health care Photo by Andrew Reed/EdSource Governor Gavin Newsom has vetoed a plan to make more part-time community college professors eligible for health care For the second year in a row, Governor Gavin Newsom has …

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After promoting funding for student mental health, Newsom vetoes bill to expand services

After promoting funding for student mental health, Newsom vetoes bill to expand services

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday vetoed a bill to help children with private insurance access mental health care at school, saying the program would cost too much. Newsom has been a strong advocate for increasing mental health care in schools, and argued that parts of the bill would have duplicated work his administration is …

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Governor Newsom Signs CARE Court Law, Offering New Pathway for Californians Struggling with Serious Mental Illness |  Governor of California

Governor Newsom Signs CARE Court Law, Offering New Pathway for Californians Struggling with Serious Mental Illness | Governor of California

Passed in the Legislative Assembly with overwhelming support, CARE Court is a unique national framework for empowering people with untreated schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders. CARE Court is bolstered by $15.3 billion in state funding to address homelessness and $11.6 billion a year for mental health services SAN JOSE — Along with state and local …

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