State budget bill adds $1 billion, for a total of $1.65 billion for Cycle 6
Even opponents of the project have conceded
The press acts as if trains and grade crossings are the problem.
A disappointingly small federal fund to repair the devastation inflicted by highway builders on predominantly Black, brown, and poor communities is now accepting applications. But more needs to be done.
Action to prevent climate change shouldn’t be controversial (IPCC) As feared, Supreme Court rules that EPA has no power to fight climate change (LA Times, NY Times, Endgadget) CA legislature passes controversial, sweeping energy bill for fear of shortages (LA Times) Updated: details on California budget bills (CalMatters) The only real long-term solution to high […]
Assemblymember Cristina Garcia’s (D-Bell Gardens) bill that would have prohibited California state agencies from investing time and money into freeway expansions in low-income communities that are hard-hit by pollution and displacement, A.B. 1778, died in the Senate Transportation Committee on Tuesday. The chair of the committee, Senator Lena Gonzalez (D-Long Beach), was out sick, and […]