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Lawmaker’s Effort to End Governor’s Statewide COVID Emergency Defeated

A Riverside County lawmaker’s attempt to end the COVID-based state of emergency declared by Gov. Gavin Newsom two years ago was defeated Tuesday in a party-line state Senate committee vote. Sen. Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, endeavored on previous occasions to secure hearings regarding the governor’s ongoing use of emergency powers. She said Senate President Pro […]