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Gavin Newsom

Gavin Christopher Newsom is an American politician serving as Governor of California.



Newsom is an ex-step-nephew of Nancy Pelosi, former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives.1)


Newsom was a participant in the inaugural group for the Forum of Young Global Leaders program in 2005.2)

In July 2022, Newsom announced that California would begin making its own insulin in response to high prices for the drug.3) He said he would use $100 million in state budget to make “insulin at a cheaper price” and “available to all.”4)

KGO. (2021, May 25). Are Gavin Newsom and Nancy Pelosi related? We explain. Microsoft News; ABC 7 San Francisco.
Profiles. The Forum of Young Global Leaders. Retrieved October 29, 2005, from
Marquardt, A. (2022, July 9). California is single handedly trying to solve all of America’s economic problems. Next up: transforming the pharmaceutical market. Fortune.
Bella, T. (2022, July 8). California will make its own insulin to fight drug’s high prices, Newsom says. Washington Post.
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