Cash Payments Take Center Stage in Newsom’s 1st Recall Ad

As both summer and the scheduling of a recall election date loom, Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make sure Californians know about the cash payments and prize money he is doling out.

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FILE - In this June 15, 2021 file photo California Governor Gavin Newsom gestures after a news conference at Universal Studios in Universal City, Calif. On Thursday, June 17, 2021, Newsom released his first ads in the recall campaign against him, with one highlighting recent positive news including cash payments to Californians. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As both summer and the scheduling of a recall election date loom, Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make sure Californians know about the cash payments and prize money he is doling out. “Newsom is delivering money to your pocket,” a narrator says over a video of a smiling family gathered on a couch in a campaign ad Newsom released Thursday, his first of the recall. It references $1,100 in one-time cash…

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