• California governor: $98B surplus backs true pro-life state

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    By ADAM BEAM and KATHLEEN RONAYNE
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday pledged to use the state's record-breaking $300 billion budget, including an unprecedented nearly $100 billion surplus, to “future proof” the state from the impacts of a volatile midterm election cycle that he fears will undermine abortion access, gun safety and privacy protections across the country.
    The first-term governor of the nation's most populous state - and a potential Democratic presidential candidate - used his budget presentation on Friday to prop up his progressive credentials while...
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