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- SacTown Talks (Jarhett Blonien): Political consultant Bill Wong on anti-Asian violence (2021-05-21)
- Political Breakdown (Scott Shafer and Marisa Lagos @ KQED): GOP consultant Liz Mair on the Newsom and Walker Recalls and Why Devin Nunes is Suing Her (2021-05-20)
- Inside Golden State Politics (Bill Boyarsky and Sherry Jeffe): From California to the Middle East (2021-05-20)
- It's All Political (Joe Garofoli @ SFChron): Governor Newsom's ambitious budget proposal (2021-05-20)
- Capitol Weekly Podcast (John Howard and Tim Foster): Assemblymember Mike Gipson (D-Carson) (2021-05-17)
- California State of Mind (CapRadio): Total Recall: How The CA Political Process Works and Its History; Exploring Silicon Valley’s Role in Pandemic Response (2021-05-14)
- This Week in California Education (John Fensterwald and Louis Freedberg @ EdSource): Newsom's $2 billion college savings account plan & Chris Edley on his new role (2021-05-14)
- Congresswoman Doris Matsui seeks a Field Representative experienced in infrastructure policy to join her Sacramento team.
- Capitol Weekly presents A Conference on Housing Policy - May 26
- The Breakthrough Institute is seeking a Press Secretary (Berkeley)
- Join the California Manufacturers & Technology Association Team!
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The Nooner for Saturday, May 22, 2021, presented by SYASL Partners
REOPENING: In the Times, Luke Money writes on what a reopened California will look like on June 15.
Come June 15, Californians will wake up to a world that looks nothing like the last year-plus — one where businesses can open their doors without COVID-19 constraints on capacity or requirements for physical distancing, and where people who are fully vaccinated no longer need to wear masks in most situations.
California also will align with recommendations from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention when it comes to travel, according to Dr. Mark Ghaly, the state’s Health and Human Services secretary.
“The big message today is we’re at a place with this pandemic where those requirements of the past are no longer needed for the foreseeable future,” he said during a briefing.
Regardless of the updated regulations, the state will not be eliminating COVID awareness. Ghaly emphasized that “we will be watching closely to determine if and when we need other public health protections to come back into place.”
COVID-19, cakedays, and classifieds after the jump...
COVID-19: California reported 32 deaths yesterday for a total of 62,542 since the pandemic began.
- vaccine doses administered in California: 35,755,129
- vaccine doses delivered to California: 44,822,040
- Californians fully vaccinated: 16,320,438 (48.1% of 16+)
- Californians partially vaccinated: 4,571,587 (13.5% of 16+)
CAKEDAY: Happy birthday to Michael Daft, Cassidy Denny, Jessica Duong, Assemblymember Brian Maienschein, and Ed Manning!
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Capitol Weekly presents A Conference on Housing Policy
Join us for an informative update on California’s Housing Crisis. For years, the Golden State has had the highest home prices in the US, one of the lowest rates of home-ownership, and the most people living on the streets – now, the COVID-19 pandemic has made the situation even worse. Three panels of experts, insiders and elected officials will discuss the status of the state’s Housing Crisis and the policy solutions being proposed to help solve it.
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Taught by 46-year Capitol veteran Ray LeBov. Provides comprehensive coverage of California’s Legislative process, along with touch points and best practices you need to know for effective Legislative advocacy. Send your new lobbyists, support staff, legislative committee members, executives who hire and manage lobbyists. Capitol Seminars is the No.1 training resource for nonprofits and private sector organizations, lobbying firms, trade associations, state and local government entities. Next Zoom session is Tuesday, May 25th, 8:30am-1:30pm. Seats are limited. Reservations: (916) 837-0208. Further information: www.capitolseminars.net
Join the California Manufacturers & Technology Association Team!
Are you a legislative advocate? Know someone passionate about improving policies for manufacturers? Do they have 4+ years of government affairs experience with emphasis on legislative, regulatory and/or commercial environment?
CMTA’s exciting and fast-paced State Government Relations team is searching for a Policy Director. Subject-matter expertise in energy, environment and/or workforce issues preferred. Apply here! cmta.net/job_post.php
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