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Homelessness, rehabilitation and health care: What to know about Newsom's legacy tour

Original post made on Mar 21, 2023

Gov. Gavin Newsom starts defining his legacy on a statewide tour that focuses on priorities interrupted by crisis and the pandemic.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, March 21, 2023, 9:10 AM

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Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Mar 21, 2023 at 12:42 pm

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Marc Klass, dad of tragically murdered child Polly Klass, opposes Governor Newsoms’s scheme. Victims rights matter too, you know.
Money spent on “homelessness” has reached a ridiculous point with little to show and undoubtedly is attracting MORE persons here to this state.
I know Newsom and the CA state legislature view Silicon Valley as a cash cow for his/the legislature’s many outlandish and excessive expenditures, but this may indeed come to an end as people and businesses move away.

Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Mar 21, 2023 at 1:18 pm

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Last year he was telling us that CA was the 6th biggest economy in the world. This year we are the 4th biggest eeonomy in the world. Sorry - not buying it. Reading Mr. Roadshow in the SJM people are complaining across the state about the condition of the roads compared to other states. We are the worst. El Camino needs to be totally repaired. The transportation people are not following through with safety on the systems. I used to be a Bart rider and now will not get on it.

The SF Chroncle was putting in it's front pages stories about the homeless people - they come to this state because they think they are going to get money and support in that city. He is drawing them in.

Infrastructure is not his concern. People need safe roads to get around and get to work. Now they are talking about making the freeways and major roads toll roads across the board. How about all of the people who have to get to work. He is creating people problems and expecting to raise taxes to solve the problems he is creating.

Posted by Bystander
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Mar 21, 2023 at 3:10 pm

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What about infrastructure, water, forest fire protection, energy, levees, power supply, roads, bridges, etc.

Posted by Leslie York
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Mar 21, 2023 at 6:53 pm

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Thanks to Gavin Newsom, we'll be able to travel between Merced and Bakersfield by rail in the blink of an eye.

Please, contain your enthusiasm.

Posted by Resident 1-Adobe Meadows
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Mar 22, 2023 at 9:48 am

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In the papers today Mr. Weiner is going to submit a bill to the CA legislature concerning health insurance - single-payer system. That makes the state your insurance providor. I am not a government employee - not sure how their health care is provided. I am a retired employee from a large company that provides health insurance for it's employees around the world. Large companies negotiate with health care providors and their employees benefit. A company cannot provide benefits to every non-CA employees and not to the CA employees. That is an accounting nightmare as well as a nightmare for the CA employees. Possibley an IRS issue for all involved.

You will notice that many companies are now moving out of the state - the CA government employees keep thinking up intrusions into the corporate requirements. Mr. Weiner is always standing behind Mr. Newsome in TV presentations. Weiner must write his scripts because Newsone in Dislexic.

Health care providors pay state taxes. This is going to affect the tax base for the state in a negative way. And we are going to be stuck paying government employees for our health care insurance. Worst idea ever.

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