This goes without saying, but as Governor I would immediately terminate the State of Emergency. That automatically wipes out all state and local orders issued under it.
The stakes have been raised by LA County’s latest fit of anti-humanism. Its new mask mandate flies in the face of the scientific consensus – which is a pretty good sign Gavin Newsom might adopt it statewide.
Ending the “emergency” is a shot across the bow: Since Newsom has done such damage using executive powers, much could be undone by a new chief executive. The same goes for the mischief carried out by state agencies: I’d immediately disentangle them from the lives of Californians by rolling back regulations.
The Governor also has constitutional authority to call a Special Session of the Legislature. I’d use this to throw down the gauntlet: Pass major reforms on school choice, affordability, homelessness, and more – or face accountability from voters in 2022.
On the campaign trail, we had a standing room only rally in San Diego and received a big endorsement from Senator and Supervisor Joel Anderson. Next up is San Francisco and LA. For anyone who’s still on the fence about the Recall, my short book can now be downloaded for free.
Being on the road, I’m constantly reminded what a beautiful state this is. California truly is worth fighting for.
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