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IRS Unveils “Dirty Dozen” List of Tax Scams For 2020

Americans are urged to be vigilant to these threats during the pandemic and its aftermath.

Governor Newsom Orders California Counties To Shut Down Amidst Rising COVID-19 Cases

California Governor Gavin Newsom rolled-back orders of opening counties across the state during the COVID-19 pandemic due to a sharp rise in cases. Effective July 13, 2020, ALL counties must close indoor operations in these sectors: Dine-in restaurants Wineries and tasting rooms Movie theaters  Family entertainment centers (for example: bowling alleys, miniature golf, batting cages […]

Newsom announces new coronavirus restrictions ahead of Fourth of July weekend

Governor Gavin Newsom announced new restrictions for 19 counties to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 ahead of the Fourth of July weekend. Certain businesses, including restaurants, wineries and tasting rooms, museums and movie theaters, were ordered to cease indoor operations.

California Reopening: Tracking Progress Across Counties

California is currently in the second stage of Gov. Gavin Newsom's four-stage plan to gradually reopen the state amid the COVID-19 pandemic. There is no official date for when the third and fourth stages will begin, but some counties are charting their own path to reopening independent of the state's guidelines. Track each county's progress here.

Cities Join Forces with Firefighters and Public Safety Representatives, Labor, and Small Businesses to “Support Local Recovery”

A grassroots coalition of local government, labor, and business is launching a new campaign “Support Local Recovery: Vibrant Cities. Strong Economies.” in an effort to kick start economic recovery in local communities. The coalition is calling on the state to provide $7 billion in direct and flexible funding to cities to support critical local services, […]

PORAC Co-Sponsors AB 664

On April 29, 2020, PORAC President Brian Marvel, on behalf of the PORAC Board of Directors, wrote a letter to Assemblymember Jim Cooper to inform him of PORAC’s co-sponsorship of AB 664.   AB 664 will classify COVID-19, and other communicable diseases, as presumptive work-related injuries for nurses, firefighters and peace officers.   To protect […]

Expiration dates for CA county stay-at-home orders

The dates, current as of Thursday, April 13, should be considered tentative since most counties issued them with the caveat that the orders could be extended, amended or rescinded. Check county health department web sites for the most current information. 

2020 COVID-19 Tele-Townhall Regional Meetings

Listen online to the COVID-19 Tele-Townhall Regional Meetings.

Combating COVID-19: Call for Public Safety Resources Needed from the Frontline

To continue containing and responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, there is a clear and urgent need to keep our first responders safe and healthy as they carry out their mission to serve and protect our California communities during this crisis. In New York, the NYPD has already confirmed 129 cases, another 2,407 have called out sick. If these numbers foreshadow what California law enforcement can expect in the coming days and weeks, we must do everything in our power to support our officers as they rise to meet this moment.