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.
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.
January 11, 2013
For those calling for the postponement of any discussion of gun and mental health policy in America – you are wrong.
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...
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...
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...
November 13, 2012
It is with great sadness that I learn of the passing of former Lieutenant Governor Mervyn Dymally. A...
October 7, 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.
October 4, 2012
I am disappointed that Comcast has decided to take 1,000 jobs out of California in its announced plans to consolidate call center operations in the Western United States.
September 25, 2012
Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom calls upon Attorney General Eric Holder to review threats of retaliatory actions by mortgage industry
Today Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom called upon Attorney General Eric Holder and members of the Antitrust Division at the Office of the Attorney General to review the actions of some...
September 10, 2012