- Raising taxes is making news at the state Capitol. Democrats are proposing two tax hikes - one would raise taxes on the wealthiest Californians at a time with the state has a $45 billion surplus, and the other would gut the Republican proposal to suspend the gas tax, replacing it with a new tax on oil companies.\
- Governor Newsom is issuing a dire warning for the California drought, calling on cities across the state to cut back on water. There soon could be a ban on commercial law watering. Governor Newsom signed an executive order on Monday requiring the state’s largest water providers, including cities, water districts and private water companies, to put in place “level 2” of their water shortage contingency plans.
- At a time when the state of California has a surplus of more than $45 billion dollars, lawmakers at the state capitol are proposing another tax hike