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Contra Costa County Transportation Sales Tax Measure X Pleases Some

Contra Costa County voters are considering whether to tax themselves to pay for transportation, and the plan accompanying the measure has a few potentially game-changing aspects. That doesn’t mean that sustainable transportation advocates all support it, however. Measure X, like most of the other county measures on November ballots, is a thirty-year ½ cent sales […]

Legislature Must Decide the Fate of Three Environmental Justice Bills Before Midnight

Among the bills the state Senate and Assembly must decide upon before today’s deadline—the session ends at midnight tonight—are several that attempt to make up for past and current injustices by giving voice to the California communities that are most affected by climate change and pollution. This focus on environmental justice is finally gaining some […]