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California Lawmakers Push For More Climate, Resources Program Funding

May 14, 2019
Top California lawmakers and environmental groups are escalating their push for Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) and lawmakers to substantially increase funding in the state’s fiscal year 2019-20 budget for climate and resources programs, including $400 million for programs that aim to sequester more greenhouse gases in “natural and working” lands. “As the recent fire in my hometown made all too clear, our climate change liabilities are growing,” said Sen. Henry Stern (D), in a May 8 press release summarizing a...

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