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Questions remain as Gov. Brown signs legislation to address neighborhood-level air pollution

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Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:14am

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed legislation aimed at improving air quality in disadvantaged communities, a key step in shifting the debate over how the state fights climate change and an issue that has tested the influence of environmental justice advocates.

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California politics updates: Legislature extends cap-and-trade on a rare bipartisan vote

Published: 
Tue, 07/18/2017 - 3:26pm

California lawmakers voted Monday evening to extend the state’s premiere program on climate change, a victory for Gov. Jerry Brown that included unprecedented Republican support for fighting global warming.