California Bans 'Willful Defiance' Suspensions For K-8 StudentsThe new law, which goes into effect on July 1, 2020 – just in time for the 2020-2021 school year – bans schools from suspending students from kindergarten through eighth grade for showing “willful defiance” toward a teacher or administrator.
California Will Pay 2 Years Of Community College Tuition For First-Time StudentsGovernor Gavin Newsom will visit East LA College Thursday to talk about the expanded California College Promise program, which will now pay for two years of community college tuition for first-time, full-time college students in California.
President Trump, Republicans Sue California Over Law Requiring Release Of Tax ReturnsThe lawsuit claims California’s law is unconstitutional because it creates an additional requirement to run for president. It also claims the law would deny voters an opportunity to vote for their chosen candidates.
Group Files Suit Against New State Law Requiring Tax Returns From Presidential, Gubernatorial CandidatesFour California voters have sued to block a new state law aimed at forcing President Donald Trump to release his personal income tax returns.
Newsom Signs Law Limiting Full-Contact Football PracticeIn an effort to reduce brain injuries, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law new restrictions on full-contact football practice for middle and high school students.
DMV Offices Across California Stay Closed For Half-Day Employee TrainingThe half-day training will prepare employees for the onslaught of federally-mandated REAL ID applications and reinforce training on customer service.
Newsom Requests Federal Assistance For Earthquake Communities, Arrives In Ridgecrest To 'Assess Damage'Newsom was on his way to Ridgecrest Saturday afternoon to "assess damage and meet with local leaders, first responders, and state officials."
PETA Wants Gov. Newsom To Launch Investigation Into Santa Anita Park Horse DeathsAnimal rights activists are calling on California Gov. Gavin Newsom to get involved after a another racehorse died at Santa Anita Park, just days after the racetrack reopened from a nearly month-long hiatus following a spate of horse deaths.
Gov. Newsom Accuses Huntington Beach Of Blocking Affordable Housing Projects In Lawsuit"Some cities are refusing to do their part to address this crisis and willfully stand in violation of California law,” Gov. Gavin Newsom said a statement. “Those cities will be held to account.”
California Bill Would Mandate Full-Day KindergartenCurrently, 25 percent of school districts are still on half-day schedules.