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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, Newsom faces scrutiny over $1 billion face mask deal

California lawmakers bestowed Gov. Gavin Newsom with unusual power last month before they put their legislative session on hold and left Sacramento, giving him bipartisan approval to spend up to $1 billion “for any purpose” related to the coronavirus pandemic. It was a rare show of unanimity by a Legislature that is often riven by […]