Emily Hoeven

writer for WhatMatters, CalMatters daily newsletter on CA policy and politics

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Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.

Recall puts elections chief in political pickle

Shirley Weber has been thrust into the awkward position of administering the California recall that could oust the man who appointed her.

from News Stories

There’s a new twist in the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. On Monday, he filed a lawsuit against California Secretary of State Shirley Weber, who he appointed to replace Alex Padilla.

Facing recall, Gov. Newsom files lawsuit to be listed as Democrat on ballot

There’s a new twist in the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. On Monday, he filed a lawsuit against California Secretary of State Shirley Weber, who he appointed to replace Alex Padilla.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

California plans to launch a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

California plans a digital vaccine verification system as it prepares for full reopening

California plans to launch a statewide electronic vaccine verification program, which Gov. Gavin Newsom does not call a passport.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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