Posts Tagged ‘Henry Perea’

Earlier this year oil companies began spinning up a new attack on AB 32 and the state’s wildly successful cap-and-trade system. They convinced a few moderate Democrats that applying cap-and-trade to fuels this coming January would ruin their political chances this November, as it would supposedly cause gas prices to soar. Those Democrats wrote a […]

Aug 25th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

California Democrats just adopted a budget that includes ambitious spending plans for cap-and-trade revenues. That’s as it should be. But you’d think Democrats would be a bit more cautious before they go undercutting the source of those funds. That is what 16 Democrats are proposing to do. They recently wrote to the California Air Resources […]

Jul 6th, 2014 | Filed under Uncategorized

Over at the California Labor Federation blog, Fresno Assemblymember Henry Perea writes about his bill AB 16 that would push the California High Speed Rail Authority to buy Californian as much as possible: I introduced Assembly Bill 16, High Speed Rail Jobs, with the goal of keeping HSR funds in California. This bill will require […]

Jun 21st, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized

UPDATE: Californians For High Speed Rail joined a coalition of HSR supporters to issue this statement making the case for HSR in both California and the Central Valley. Original post begins below: Today and tomorrow the US House of Representatives Transportation Committee will be holding hearings in California, with an emphasis on high speed rail. […]

Feb 22nd, 2011 | Filed under Uncategorized