Governor Newsom Requests Federal Assistance to Support California’s Efforts to Prepare for COVID-19 Surge

SACRAMENTO ‚Äď Governor Gavin Newsom sent a letter today to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy requesting additional federal assistance to supplement California‚Äôs efforts to prepare for a COVID-19 surge.

A copy of the letter can be found here.



Monica Vargas

Monica is an Information Officer for the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). She has been involved in the Aliso Canyon Gas Leak, Valley Fire, Butte Fire, historic drought, Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway Incident, 2017 winter storms, North Bay Fires, Camp Fire, Ridgecrest Earthquake, 2020 Puerto Rico earthquake EMAC PIO, 2020 fire siege and the COVID-19 pandemic. She previously served Cal OES as an analyst in the executive, international affairs and technology offices.

One thought on “Governor Newsom Requests Federal Assistance to Support California‚Äôs Efforts to Prepare for COVID-19 Surge

  • March 30, 2020 at 7:41 pm

    I am in great need of financial assistance i was homeless for almost 2 years was forced to move due to an unhealthy relationship so i went to the streets. I have not had good job security so i lost my last place i had i am now in Oceanside renting a room i work for lyft. and now have not enough to pay my rent which is due 4 days. I was able to get ebt for food i do not want to be on the streets again my rent is 900. i just barley moved here January. I have been looking and applying for jobs daily is there any financial help i dont want to loose what little i have car ins ant my roof please advise


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