Some industries groups say fracking could account for up to 20 percent of the state's oil production.
The transgender celebrity is running as a Republican, but GOP lawmakers across the country are pushing anti-trans legislation.
Jenner announced Friday that she is running for governor of California, as millions demand the recall of the current governor, Gavin Newsom. But Jenner's ties to former President Donald Trump may cost her support from LGBTQ groups.
"More than 2.1 million Californians have worked tirelessly during the past year to get the recall effort against Governor Gavin Newson on the ballot," Randy Economy of the recall effort told Newsweek.
"Sacramento needs an honest leader with a clear vision," Jenner said in a statement today.
Organizers in the recall of California Governor Gavin Newsom, including the Republican Governors Association and the leader of the grassroots group that led signature gathering, said they will not get involved in candidate endorsements.
Governor Newsom's anti-recall campaign has been endorsed by prominent Democrats like Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, voting rights activist Stacey Abrams and Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison.
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California Democrats have proposed changing the law to allow elected officials targeted by recall efforts to contact those who signed the recall petition to verify that signatures had not been gathered deceptively, along with other proposals that would make the recall process more difficult.
With 51,000 more students set to return to in-person learning in New York City, the total number of students in classrooms of the country's largest school district is still low.
The Democratic governor is facing the prospect of a challenge to his position later this year, with polling at present tipping him to hold his role.
According to reports, Jenner is liaising with political consultants for a possible move into the world of politics.
"Absolutely not," the governor said. "In fact, quite the contrary. We're just focused on the data, disease prevalence. I'm focused on what's actually happening on the ground."
The vice president said the White House would be "supportive" of the California governor.
California Democrats worry a worsening situation at the border in the coming months could add to Newsom's political challenges in the recall effort.
Four people, including a child, have been killed and others injured in a shooting in Orange, California.
Schwarzenegger told Politico that "these are the signatures of the ordinary folks that have signed on."
The California governor has sought to paint the recall campaign as a partisan effort by the state's Republican Party.
The Democratic governor is facing a recall vote with a campaign touting more than 2 million signatures for a petition pushing such action.
The recall campaign said it collected more than 2 million signatures ahead of its March 17 deadline.
Five Republican legislators from California are looking to strip Governor Gavin Newsom of his emergency powers and turn control of the pandemic response over to local leaders.
"State law requires a relatively small number of signatures to trigger a recall, " the San Francisco Chronicle editorial board wrote.
"Well, the reality is it looks like it's going on the ballot, and so we're ready to go," the California governor said at a news conference.
Senator Feinstein, the oldest sitting U.S. senator, confirmed she plans to serve through the end of her term. She will not be up for re-election until 2024.
The recall campaign has until March 17 to continue gathering signatures.
The California governor's supporters have tried to paint the recall effort as a partisan campaign against the Democrat.
The poll, which was conducted by Nexstar Media Group for Emerson College Polling, found 42 percent of residents in the state saying that they'd vote to keep Newsom as governor amid the effort to recall him.
The California governor argued that the recall effort is unrelated to the COVID-19 crisis, saying "this thing got started before the pandemic."
A recall election won't be scheduled until the signatures are verified by state officials.
A little under 1.5 million valid signatures are needed for a recall vote to reach the ballot.