California has banned the sale of gasoline-powered cars by 2035 and automakers retort with concern about the state’s electric grid and consumer preference for gas vehicles. This back and forth is decades long.
By Dale Kasler, The Sacramento Bee | October 8, 2020
The state has been making steps towards combating climate change in hopes to quell the cyclical devastation of wildfires, but to continue progress California is going to need statewide, bipartisan support.
By J.D. Morris, San Francisco Chronicle | October 2, 2020
Too many Americans are losing health insurance coverage and gaining debt as a consequence. State legislators have put forward a variety of proposals to help citizens stay covered during a health emergency.
By Carl Smith, Senior Staff Writer | October 2, 2020
When the state Legislature restarts in January, it will have to deal with mask requirements, business closures and a projected deficit for 2021-2022 that could match that of the Great Recession’s $27 billion shortfall.
By Robert T. Garrett, The Dallas Morning News | September 25, 2020
Legislation has been proposed that would implement nearly a dozen changes to state laws regarding protests, including charging protesters with a third degree felony if they obstruct traffic during an unpermitted protest.
By Zac Anderson, Sarasota Herald-Tribune | September 24, 2020
Legislators are talking with researchers in policing policy to develop new ideas, but finding answers on what to do is difficult because there is little data available. One initiative, decertification, is quite rare.
By Laurel Demkovich, The Spokesman-Review | September 23, 2020