Democrat Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced he will not lift the state of emergency in California on June 15 as he previously promised.
California’s Covid restrictions will be lifted on June 15, however Newsom is hanging on to his broad powers by keeping the emergency in effect.
“The emergency remains in effect after June 15,” Newsom said on Friday during his vaccine lottery event.
“The one thing I am certain of is there’s uncertainty in the future,” Newsom said.
“We’re still in a state of emergency. This disease is still in effect. It is not taking the summer off,” he added.
The California GOP mocked Gavin Newsom’s vaccine lottery event:
— Jessica Millan Patterson (@millanpatterson) June 4, 2021
Senate Republican leader Scott Wilk blasted Gavin Newsom in a