California Advances Some Key Climate Bills; Newsom Details New Priorities

August 16, 2022
California lawmakers are advancing multiple significant climate and energy bills ahead of the legislative session’s Aug. 31 deadline, even as they are killing some other major climate bills and Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) is detailing several new high-priority measures he wants the legislators to approve over the next two weeks. “Newsom has belatedly presented some major legislative proposals, and [he] will need to be very engaged personally in order to see them through,” says one environmentalist. “The Legislature -- with...

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