With California reaching over a million COVID-19 cases, Governor Newsom’s decision to reopen outdoor dining is a disaster. Hospitalizations and Covid deaths have increased since the second closure in November, reopening will only add to these numbers.
The 2020 elections saw a mixed bag of results in the propositions that were on the ballot in California. While some progressive propositions passed, such as Proposition 17, which restored the right to vote to former felons, others such as Proposition 18, which granted the right to vote to 17-year-olds if they turned 18 before the general election, did not. In addition,
Governor Gavin Newsom announced budget cuts to higher education to balance California’s budget following the COVID-19 pandemic.