Lawmakers extend cap and trade, tout climate leadership

Anne C. Mulkern, E&E News reporter

 

California's Legislature passed a 10-year extension of the state's cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas emissions with a robust, bipartisan two-thirds vote, a move leaders hailed as evidence that the Golden State will lead on climate change.

This bill would provide faster Internet - Sacramento Bee

On Wednesday, the Assembly Communications and Conveyance Committee will consider a bill that is critical if California is to stay at the leading edge of technological innovation. (“Democratic legislators take bold stands, except when they don’t” Editorials, July 10)

Senate Bill 649, by Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, and me, would establish a standardized, expedited process for statewide deployment of the equipment necessary to power 5G, the most advanced wireless technology ever to come to market.

Bill to Improve Public Safety on BART is Signed

SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill (AB) 730, authored by Assemblymember Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), will make a public safety program administered by Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) permanent.

CAIR-CA Applauds Introduction of House Resolution Recognizing August as Muslim American Appreciation and Awareness Month

(SACRAMENTO, CA, 6/7/17) - - The California chapter of the Council on American-Islamic-Relations (CAIR-CA), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today applauded the introduction of House Resolution 43 (HR 43) by Assemblymembers Bill Quirk (D-Hayward), Kansen Chu (D-Fremont) and Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose), which recognizes the month of August 2017 as Muslim American Appreciation and Awareness Month.