“It has been my firm commitment that my administration would support all Californians during the COVID-19 crisis. To that end, my administration has advanced efforts to provide relief that is both inclusive of and directed to undocumented Californians,” according to the Governor in a statement explaining his decision to veto AB 826.
Additionally, Gov. Newsom wrote, “As we continue to address the needs of Californians during the pandemic, It is prudent to consider the most appropriate and responsible means to offer support to those in need. Given the significant General Fund impact annually that this bill would have, I am unable to sign this measure.”
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