California Lawmakers Scrutinize Newsom’s Energy Plan In Face Of Shortages

June 6, 2022
California lawmakers are scrutinizing Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) controversial $5 billion proposal to help maintain the reliability of the state’s power grid in the face of potential blackouts in the coming summers, with one assemblyman calling the plan a “train wreck” amid suggestions by legislative analysts that decisions be delayed until key issues can be vetted. During a June 1 special hearing by the Assembly budget subcommittee with oversight of climate and energy issues, Newsom administration officials provided more detail...

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