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Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's speech is the highlight of the day during Saturday's general session at the California Democratic Party convention in Los Angeles.
Posted on March 14, 2014
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom partners with marriage equality groups to create Winter of Love Pinterest board
It’s been 10 years since Phyllis Lyon and Del Martin first said their vows in San Francisco’s City Hall, kicking off the Winter of Love and jumpstarting the movement toward marriage equality. Now, 17 states and the District of Columbia support the right for same-sex...
Posted on February 5, 2014
As I sat in the chamber of the U.S. Supreme Court this morning, I took a moment to savor this final step in the long march towards justice. It is truly an emotionally staggering day.
Posted on March 26, 2013
Today’s 2013-2014 budget proposal is a welcome relief from recent years. Governor Jerry Brown’s commitment to sustainable balance and surpluses is evident in a budget that invests in our priorities.
Posted on January 11, 2013
For those calling for the postponement of any discussion of gun and mental health policy in America – you are wrong.
Posted on December 14, 2012
Today marks the beginning of the end for a California journey that started eight years ago when San Francisco issued same-sex marriage licenses. By agreeing to hear the Proposition 8 case the U.S. Supreme Court could end, once and for all, marriage inequity in California.
Forty-five years after the Supreme Court...
Posted on December 7, 2012
The campaign in support of Ryan Andresen, a gay Boy Scout who was kicked out of his local Boy Scout troop and denied his Eagle Scout Award because of his sexual orientation, has gained significant momentum with several high-profile political leaders speaking...
Posted on November 15, 2012
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom’s statement on the postponement of fee hikes at the California State University Board of Trustees meeting
I commend Chairman Bob Linscheid and California State University Board of Trustees’ decision today to postpone a set of proposed fee hikes and choosing to explore other options that will address CSU’s funding issues while moving students towards graduation.
Posted on November 13, 2012
It is with great sadness that I learn of the passing of former Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally. A trailblazer in every sense of the word,...
Posted on October 6, 2012
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom statement on the appointment of Tim White as Chancellor of the California State University
Today the California State University is fortunate to gain Timothy P White, an educator long dedicated to diversity and excellence, as Chancellor.
Posted on October 3, 2012