Gov. Newsom proposes $2.7 billion COVID response budget for the new fiscal year. He wants $1.4 billion of this to be immediately approved for emergency COVID funding. This urge comes as the Omicron variant surges widely across the state.
The Emergency Response Package will be the largest in the nation. It is proposed for:
– More tests
– More vaccines and boosters
– More support for hospitals
– More partnerships to fight misinformation
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