FORA.tv Speaker - Gavin Newsom

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Biography

Gavin Newsom was elected as the 49th Lieutenant Governor of the State of California on November 2, 2010. His top priorities are economic development and job creation, improving access to higher education, and maintaining California's environmental leadership. Prior to being elected Lieutenant Governor, he served two-terms as Mayor of San Francisco. Under his leadership, the economy grew and jobs were created. The City became a center for biotech and clean tech. He initiated a plan to bring universal health care to all of the City's uninsured residents. And Newsom aggressively pursued local solutions to global climate change. In the final days of his second term as Mayor, Newsom led a historic drive to host the 2013 America's Cup, one of the largest and most prestigious sporting events in the world, which is expected to generate roughly 8,000 jobs and $1.2 billion for the local and state economy.

13 Programs

Breaking the Taboo: Panel Discussion on Marijuana

03.25.14 | 00:39:45 min | 0 comments

In Conversation with Gavin Newsom

09.16.13 | 00:30:53 min | 0 comments

Gavin Newsom - Citizenville: Angry Birds for Democracy

02.27.13 | 01:02:15 min | 0 comments

Gavin Newsom: Government in the Digital Age

02.13.13 | 01:07:02 min | 0 comments

MPAA's Chris Dodd: How to Protect Content and Freedom

10.02.12 | 01:08:31 min | 0 comments

Urban Policy in an Era of Fiscal Austerity

09.27.12 | 01:53:26 min | 0 comments

The Honorable Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom

10.11.11 | 00:47:14 min | 0 comments

Everything Grows with Manufacturing Summit Roundtable

06.29.11 | 02:28:42 min | 1 comment

The Promise and Perils of Open Government

06.07.11 | 00:21:26 min | 0 comments

Mayor Gavin Newsom's Health Care Press Conference

08.20.09 | 00:19:41 min | 0 comments

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom: Cities and Time

04.09.09 | 01:21:24 min | 5 comments

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom in Conversation

03.11.09 | 01:07:46 min | 7 comments

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom

05.16.07 | 01:08:05 min | 1 comment