Uncategorized State Leaders React to Derek Chauvin Verdict State leaders reacted to the Derek Chauvin Trial verdict yesterday. He was found guilty of second- and third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter rin the death of George Floyd. Governor Gavin Newsom said no conviction can repair the harm done to the Floyd family, but the verdict provides accountability. State Senator Mike McGuire said there’s much work that still needs to be done. Congressman Mike Thompson said no one is above the law and we must work to ensure full equality for all.