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.More »
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom: Local Governments Should Have Freedom to Explore Options to Address Mortgage Crisis
Today California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom calls on the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) to cease making threats to the local officials of San Bernardino County.
Posted on July 27, 2012
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom Statement on the USOC decision not to bid for the 2022 Olympic and Paralympic Games:
I am disappointed with the decision today that the USOC is choosing not to bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. Lake Tahoe has a long and storied history with the Olympic Movement and is the perfect venue for the Winter Games.
Posted on July 3, 2012
California is a worldwide leader of innovation, creativity, venture capital and research and development.
One important bureaucratic hurdle that has hindered California’s strong and vibrant entrepreneurial spirit was the backlog in patents.
Posted on July 2, 2012
There is a healthcare crisis in this country, a crisis with profound implications for each citizen in every city and county in America.
Posted on June 28, 2012
If we are to succeed in solving our state’s budget problems, we must be courageous, we must be determined, we must be strategic. And above all, we must be smart.
Posted on June 12, 2012
“Today’s decision by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to reject re-consideration of their previous ruling that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional is another ripple of hope adding to the growing current that will soon sweep away one of the last remaining walls of discrimination...
Posted on June 5, 2012
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement:
"Today President Barack Obama took a historic step in granting full rights for all Americans, regardless of their sexual orientation. I am proud of our President and proud to be an American."
Posted on May 9, 2012
'The Gavin Newsom Show,' Debuting in May, To Be Executive Produced By Former CNN Worldwide Producer Mia Haugen
Gavin Newsom, the sitting Lieutenant Governor of California, will launch a weekly show for...
Posted on April 19, 2012
Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom today issued the following statement on the report regarding UC Davis pepper spray incident:
Posted on April 11, 2012
LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR GAVIN NEWSOM AND MC HAMMER PUT OUT CALL TO CALIFORNIANS TO SUPPORT STUDENTS THROUGH HANDS ACROSS CALIFORNIA
California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom was joined by entertainment icon MC Hammer and various community college leaders, students, philanthropists and business leaders today in putting out the call to Californians to join hands on April 17 as part of Hands Across California (HAC).
Posted on April 7, 2011