Two key bills before the California legislature if passed will give Californians vastly more information about corporations’ role in the climate crisis. SB 253 and SB 261 are closely related; it’s critical we get them both passed into law.
Good news! In our June newsletter, we asked you to call Governor Newsom’s office and request that he support the legislature’s budget calling for public transit systems funding. On July 30, the governor announced that he and the legislature had “reached an agreement that provides $5.1 billion in emergency relief to support statewide public transit systems and their workers.”
Good news! During the Legislature’s floor session, May 30th – June 2nd, many important climate bills passed their “first house”—the Senate or Assembly—and are now making their way through committees in their second house. Among these, two Senate bills aiming to shed light on corporations’ carbon emissions and climate-related financial risks.
Investor-owned utility lobbyists are at the State Capitol every day, spreading misinformation about rooftop solar to your elected officials. Lawmakers need to hear directly from you, their voters, about why they should stick up for the public and keep rooftop solar growing.
Two critical climate bills addressing corporate accountability are up for vote in the California Senate at noon May 31st. Call or email your State Senator immediately and urge them to vote “Aye!” on SB253 and SB 261.
California cannot reach its ambitious climate targets while continuing to invest heavily in projects that increase our dependence on fossil fuel-powered vehicles. AB 7 will turn this situation around! Call your Assemblymember before NOON on Tuesday, May 31st. Here’s how.
Watch for these five climate bills the 350 Contra Costa Action Legislative Team is tracking in Sacramento right now.