California Budget Deal Front-Loads $2.7 Billion For ZEVs, Charging Projects

July 6, 2021
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) and state lawmakers have reached a deal to front-load more than $2.7 billion in the fiscal year 2021-22 budget to bolster sales of zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs) and build electric vehicle chargers, rather than spreading a portion of that amount over three years as the Newsom administration originally proposed. “These investments will aid in the transition to zero-emission transportation, which is essential to solving our twin crises of air pollution and climate change,” testified Bill Magavern,...

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