SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today after filing an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to grant review in the case of City of Grants Pass v. Johnson and urging the Court to clarify that state and local governments can take reasonable actions to address the homelessness crisis creating health and safety dangers to individuals living in encampments and our communities.

“As California invests billions to address housing and homelessness, the courts have tied the hands of state and local governments that seek to use common sense approaches to clean our streets and provide help […]

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