by Greg Walcher, E&E Legal Senior Policy Fellow As appearing in the Daily Sentinel The state of Wyoming is considering the purchase of a vast swath of land along the Union Pacific Railroad corridor, including over 1 million acres of surface and 4 million acres of mineral rights. The valuable resource is now owned by [...]
by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe The snow depth in Blue Canyon, California, went from zero to 62 inches in just 3 days AccuWeather reported that after an absence of major storms for much of the winter, the Sierra Nevada mountain range region in California finally received some heavy snow, and looks [...]
Grimes: Are California Roads Still a Mess Even When Cities and Counties are Receiving Millions From Gas Tax?
by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe I find it fascinating how quiet they are about the amount of money they are raking in’ California has the highest gas taxes in the country, and some of the worst roads and highways. Californians were promised that if voters refused to repeal Senate Bill 1, [...]
Grimes: California Assemblywoman Introduces Bill to Promote ‘Science-based Decisions’ for Climate Response
by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe They weren’t using ‘science’ for climate change decisions? “Assemblywoman Laura Friedman (D-Glendale) introduced legislation that would ensure the state’s actions and investment on climate change adaption is science-based,” reads a press statement from Friedman. “The measure, Assembly Bill 2371, creates an advisory team of distinguished scientists [...]
Grimes: California Split Roll Ballot Measure Destroys Prop 13 Protections for California Farmers, Threatens Rural Communities
by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Most food items will face higher property taxes several times, as they travel from the farm to processing, packaging, distribution, and grocery store Agriculture was always considered sacred in the eyes of California’s property taxing agencies, and especially under Proposition 13. But that could change with [...]
Today, E&E Legal President Craig Richardson did a segment on the Bill Martinez Live radio show to discuss a recent op-ed he wrote regarding a N.Y. Supreme Court's decision to throw out a frivolous shake-down "climate" suit by the Left.
by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe The real goal appears to be controlling the state’s energy and renewable energy mandates “Exactly one year after PG&E Corp. filed for bankruptcy, Gov. Gavin Newsom said PG&E ‘no longer exists’ and doubled down on a state takeover if the utility doesn’t shape up by June [...]
by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Bicycle proponents blame large SUVs and more autos on the road, instead of fewer auto lanes Sacramento, La Quinta and San Luis Obispo are among the cities that have been awarded gas tax dollars to create protected bike lanes by eliminating or reducing the size of [...]
by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink Water, water, everywhere, And all the boards did shrink; Water, water, everywhere, Nor any drop to drink. The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. 1797–98 Despite higher water flows, biologists are reporting some of the worst spawning numbers in [...]
by Katy Grimes As Appearing in the California Globe ‘Expensive but necessary’ according to lawmakers “We have tried spending money. We are spending more than we have ever spent before and it does not work.” ~Henry Morgenthau Jr., Secretary of the Treasury and close friend to President Franklin D. Roosevelt, and architect of the New [...]