Today’s Headlines

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 […]
Bikes parked in front of the California State Capitol building in Sacramento

No-Freeway-Expansion Bill Dies in Senate Committee

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 […]