by Tom Tanton, E&E Legal Director of Science and Technology Assessment
As Appearing in Political Vanguard
Free Markets Work Best When Left Alone, there’s no need for SB32.
The Legislature is back in session after a summer hiatus. They’ve come back to some daunting challenges, many of those of their own making. One of those challenges is what to do about California’s (in)famous Global Warming Solutions Act, otherwise known as AB32.
One key piece is SB32 which, among other things seeks to extend a program which otherwise would expire. Gov. Jerry Brown, who is trying to reach an agreement with lawmakers by the end of August to extend the program beyond 2020, said that he will “get it one way or the other.”