From phasing out private prisons to signing a new cap on rent increases, Gov. Gavin Newsom used his first year in office to make progress on many of the promises he made while campaigning for the job.
He’s still far from achieving many of his long-term goals, like building 3.5 million new homes and creating half a million apprenticeships to boost California’s workforce. And he’s backtracked on some of his promises, like appointing a cabinet secretary to focus on homelessness.
Now that he’s wrapped up his first year of work with the Legislature, here’s an update on his progress toward the 10 campaign promises The Bee is tracking. Click each topic to learn more.