Amid flurry of climate change legislation, State Sen. Wieckowski to hold hearing on state, local preparedness

STATE LEGISLATURE | State Sen. Bob Wieckowski will convene an informational hearing later this month on the preparation of state and local agencies for the effects of climate change.The announcement came on the heels of a package of legislation introduced in the State Senate Tuesday hoping to lower pollution in the state 80 percent below … Continue reading Amid flurry of climate change legislation, State Sen. Wieckowski to hold hearing on state, local preparedness

Skinner’s Gun Bills Escape The Suspence File

LEGISLATURE | A slate of Assembly bills heard in the State Senate Appropriations Committee Friday stood the chance of hearing Boyz II Men’s “End of the Road” upon banishment to the suspense file.However, two controversial gun control bills offered by Berkeley Assemblymember Nancy Skinner cleared the committee, along with legislation by Oakland Assemblymember Rob Bonta … Continue reading Skinner’s Gun Bills Escape The Suspence File