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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a Clean California event in San Francisco, Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Striking hotel workers from Unite Here Local 11 join the picketing actors of SAG-AFTRA, and writers of the WGA, outside Netflix studios, July 21, 2023, in Los Angeles. On Saturday, Sept. 30, California Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom vetoed a bill that would have made some striking workers eligible for unemployment benefits. Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP hide caption

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom shakes hands with Assemblymember Jesse Gabriel, D-Los Angeles County, after signing Gabriel's bill that raises taxes on guns and ammunition in Sacramento on Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Walgreens announced last week that it'd stop selling mifepristone, a popular abortion pill, in red states. California Gov. Gavin Newsom says his state will cut ties with the pharmacy giant after the move. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption

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In this courtroom artist sketch, Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a documentary filmmaker and the wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, takes the stand Monday at the trial of Harvey Weinstein in Los Angeles. Bill Robles/AP hide caption

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom said on Friday that he will call a special session of the state Legislature on Dec. 5, to pass a new tax on oil companies in response to high gas prices. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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A commercial building sits empty Sept. 19 in Citrus Heights, Calif., northeast of Sacramento. Two new laws in California will let developers bypass local governments to build housing on commercial land. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker declared a state of emergency in Illinois on Monday to help respond to the monkeypox outbreak. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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Gabriela Chirinos places the handle back on the pump after filling her vehicle with gas at a Miami Shell station on Nov. 22, 2021. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he would ask state lawmakers to temporarily "zero out" state gas taxes next year. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Sirhan Sirhan is seen arriving for a parole hearing in August 2021 in San Diego. On Thursday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom blocked the parole recommendation for Sirhan, who killed Robert F. Kennedy in 1968. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation/via AP hide caption

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom (shown here Tuesday) has announced a COVID vaccine mandate for all of the state's schoolchildren. Aric Crabb/AP hide caption

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Caitlyn Jenner, seen here speaking at the Women's March LA in January 2020, has announced she is running for governor of California in a recall election that could happen this year. Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Images hide caption

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California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at a press conference following the opening of a new large scale COVID-19 vaccination site in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Newsom says the state will start setting aside 10% of its vaccine allotment for teachers, day care workers and other school employees. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at a coronavirus testing facility last month in Valencia. Newsom says his family will quarantine for two weeks after three of his children came into close contact with someone who tested positive for the virus. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Among those protesting stay-at-home orders this week at the California Capitol in Sacramento were activists who oppose governments requiring vaccinations for schoolchildren. Katie Orr/KQED hide caption

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Anti-Vaccination Activists Join Stay-At-Home Order Protesters

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom, shown here earlier this month, has explained how the state will decide to lift restrictions imposed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Rich Pedroncelli/AP hide caption

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