FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) —
For the primary time in its historical past, the state lands fee met in Fresno. Conferences are usually held in Sacramento or on the coast. Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom felt a surroundings change was vital.
“It is relatively extraordinary that in seventy eight years the state lands has by no means met in Fresno in order that’s a mistaken we needed to proper. And clearly join some actual points, environmental justice points to the group of Fresno. Speak concerning the San Joaquin River and entry, public entry points,” stated Gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom.
Newsom has topped all the polls taking a look at a crowded gubernatorial subject which shall be whittled down to 2 in June.
All the candidates together with former la mayor Antonio Villaraigosa have been making Valley stops and Newsom figures to go to extra typically.
“This a part of the state must be represented equally. I would like people up right here to know that I get it and I’ve little interest in being a part of the issue,” stated Newsom.
Newsom touched on a number of subjects earlier than the lands fee assembly together with excessive-velocity rail.
“I help the excessive-velocity rail system however I’ve additionally been very trustworthy about my critique of the marketing strategy. It went from a $33 billion venture to a $ninety eight billion challenge that is presently valued, engineered at about sixty four.”
In terms of excessive profile tasks, Newsom says he doesn’t perceive why individuals can be afraid of audits.
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