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Newsom Names Zingale, Others to Key Administration Posts

This week, Governor-Elect Gavin Newsom announced key appointments to the Governor’s Office of Strategic Communications and Public Engagement. Daniel Zingale will lead the office as the senior advisor on strategy and communications. Zingale has served as senior vice president of The California Endowment for the past 10 years, where he has worked on a number…

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PHLF Releases White Paper on Public Health Infrastructure, Outlines Potential New Federal Funding Stream

This week, the Public Health Leadership Forum (PHLF), with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), published a white paper titled, “Developing a Financing System to Support Public Health Infrastructure.” The white paper examines the current state of public health infrastructure, public health foundational capabilities, and current public health financing structures in the U.S….

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LAO Releases Report on California’s Recovery from Great Recession

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) this week released a visual guide that tells the story of the California budget over the past ten years. The report examines the timeline of the events from the December 2008 proposed budget projection of a $42 billion deficit that quickly grew, resulting in California being called “ungovernable,” “a…

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Advisory Group Members Sought for All Children Thrive Initiative

Public Health Advocates (PHA) and the UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families, and Communities are recruiting members of the All Children Thrive-California (ACT-CA) Initiative Equity Advisory Group. The ACT-CA is a three-year initiative (2019-2021) tasked with expanding the roles of counties and cities in preventing childhood trauma, countering its effects, and fostering community health and…

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California Legislature Convenes for the 2019-20 Legislative Session

On Monday, the California Legislature convened in Sacramento for their organizational session, the first of its business for the 2019-20 Legislative Session. Monday’s session consisted of the swearing in of legislative members, appearances from state constitutional officers (including Governor Jerry Brown), and the opening of the Senate and Assembly desks for bill introductions. The legislature…

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Assembly Releases Budget Blueprint

This week, Assembly Budget Chair Phil Ting held a press conference to release the Assembly’s  budget blueprint. Asm. Ting’s blueprint, “Funding Progress, Protecting Tomorrow,” details actions necessary to ensure fiscal responsibility while funding key Democratic priorities. During his press conference, Asm. Ting discussed the importance of placing funds in the reserve, directing funds to one-time…

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CDPH Announces New CCLHO Executive Administrator

On Wednesday, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director Dr. Karen Smith announced that Jake Hanson has been appointed as the new Executive Administrator of the California Conference of Local Health Officers (CCLHO). Mr. Hanson has been with CDPH since 2016 and has worked in multiple capacities in the Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention…

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Covered California Releases First 2019 Enrollment Figures, Enrollment Slightly Down Compared to Last Year

On Tuesday, Covered California announced that 90,500 new consumers signed up for 2019 coverage as of November 30. These figures represent more than an 11 percent drop in enrollment compared to this time last year when there were roughly 102,000 new consumers signed up for coverage. The decrease in Affordable Care Act (ACA) enrollment at…

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