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Groups Press California Lawmakers To Push Back On Newsom’s Budget Cuts

June 3, 2020
Dozens of stakeholder groups are urging California lawmakers to push back on cuts proposed in Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) revised fiscal year 2020-21 budget due to economic harm from COVID-19, including environmentalists who want funding restored for climate programs, clean transportation, air quality and groundwater management. But at the same time industry groups are pressing lawmakers to reject proposed higher fees that would support a plan to revamp the state toxics department and its hazardous waste permitting system, as well...

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