Judge rules Governor Newsom overstepped constitutional boundaries

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California Governor Gavin Newsom
SACRAMENTO – A judge on Monday preliminarily ordered California Gov. Gavin Newsom to stop issuing directives related to the coronavirus. She more broadly barred him “from exercising any power under the California Emergency Services Act (CESA) which amends, alters, or changes existing statutory law or makes new statutory law or legislative policy.” It was a win for Republican Assemblymen Kevin Kiley and James Gallagher, who filed a lawsuit against Governor Newsom, a Democrat.  Governor Newsom, according to the complaint filed, has overstepped his constitutional boundaries with 53 Executive Orders and by single-handedly, without the legislature, amending, suspending and overhauling over 400 laws since declaring his State of Emergency on March 4.  According to Rep. Kiley, “
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