California Governor Gavin Newsom signs a bill for $ 600
California Governor Gavin Newsom signed $ 7.6 billionAid package on Tuesday that provides at least $ 600 one-time payments to 5.7 million people while providing more than $ 2 billion in small business grants.
Newsom signed the bill when Congress was debating a much bigger stimulus package for the nation, a proposal that could put money in the pockets of most Americans as well. And it’s because the first-term governor is facing a recall, fueled in part by widespread anger over his handling of the coronavirus, particularly its impact on businesses.
“The backbone of our economy are small businesses. We recognize the stress and strain so many small businesses have been under,” Newsom said at a signing ceremony at Solomon’s Deli in …