California Leaders Finalize Uses For $13.5 Billion In Climate-Energy Budget

September 8, 2022
California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) and state lawmakers have finalized deals to spend an additional $13.5 billion in the state’s fiscal year 2022-23 budget on a variety of climate change and energy projects and programs, prior to the end of the legislative session Aug. 31. “AB 209, the energy trailer bill, enacts important investments to support clean energy and energy reliability and affordability,” Newsom’s office says in a Sept. 6 press release announcing the governor’s enactment of the budget bills...

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