Climate change bill transforms

An end-of-session gut and amend has taken over a bill, SB 605 (Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens and Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills). It now creates a new program directing the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to ... » More

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STATE NEWS -  Aug. 21
Liberal coalition urges Harris to scrutinize gas prices in AB 32 feud  Jim Miller in the Sacramento Bee

Plastic bag ban opponents up the ante in Sacramento Jessica Calefati in the San Jose Merc. News

California Lawmakers Consider Incentives Package For Tesla Motors (Aug. 19) Max Pringle in the Capitol Public Radio

Solidify cap-and-trade policy before gas price hikes (Aug. 20) –  Freddie Rodriquez in the Press Enterprise

Clean energy bill: AB 2145 would stifle program Santa Clara County cities hope to adopt (Aug. 19) –  Jan Pepper in the San Jose Merc. News

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