In one month Gavin Newsom will lead the state with the nation’s biggest economy and largest population — and one riven by economic inequality. What will be his most important challenges?
Most experts don’t believe that the governor-elect’s target of creating 3.5 million new units by 2025 is achievable. Still, they are energized by his bold plans.
Gavin Newsom’s gubernatorial campaign was buoyed by his aggressive position on a single-payer system. Now comes the question: How far can–or will–Newsom take it?
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So far, Gavin Newsom has only affirmed his support for a ban on hydrofracturing, although activists are hopeful he will be more aggressive on environmental issues than Jerry Brown.
How can the new administration best help California’s neediest residents?