Groups Seek To Counter Newsom Plan For Further Climate Funding Cuts

May 13, 2024
Environmentalists are urging California lawmakers to counter Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) revised fiscal year 2024-25 budget proposal to further cut or delay funding for various climate and clean energy programs, while also calling to end certain tax breaks and state subsidies for fossil fuel companies. However, Newsom’s updated plan does include funding for state air regulators to write implementing rules for two high-profile laws requiring major businesses to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate risks, after such rules would...

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