California Lawmakers Query Newsom’s Climate, GHG Program Budget Cuts

January 19, 2023
California lawmakers are questioning proposed funding cuts by Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) in fiscal year 2023-24 to greenhouse gas-reduction and climate protection programs only days after the state was pummeled with climate-enhanced storms, signaling they plan to counter the reductions in upcoming budget hearings. While Newsom is proposing to cut climate program funding by 11 percent overall, “the one place that was out of sync with that was a 43 percent cut in coastal resiliency, including a cut to help...

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