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  • Not enough housing is being built to accommodate the growing population and, as a result, California has higher housing prices and higher rates of homelessness than most parts of the United States. "The fact that the governor, our speaker and the Senate president have committed to a comprehensive housing package is indicative of how committed we are to getting...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California lawmakers return Monday from a monthlong break with a busy agenda that includes tackling the state's housing crisis and deciding whether to make California a statewide sanctuary for people living illegally in the U.S. Brown, Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de Leon and Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon agreed to advance a package...

  • Rep. John Delaney, D-Md.

    After Trump's win, Democrats should prepare for a packed debate stage similar to the GOP in 2016, says National Review's Jim Geraghty.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 25- California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Tuesday a package of bills intended to use market forces to cut greenhouse gas emissions, extending by a decade the state's signature plan to combat climate change. The legislation puts California at the forefront of plans by mostly Democratic governors to reduce carbon emissions and...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 25- California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law on Tuesday a package of bills that use market forces to cut greenhouse gas emissions, extending by a decade the state's signature plan to combat climate change. The legislation puts California at the forefront of plans by mostly Democratic governors to reduce carbon emissions and adhere to...

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with California Gov. Jerry Brown at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on July 6, 2017

    A former California EPA chief says by sticking with Paris climate-change deal, governors take states' rights in an unprecedented direction.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 28- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to consider a challenge by business groups of the state's cap-and-trade law, a ruling that environmentalists hailed as ending a legal fight that had cast a cloud over the program. "This is the final step in this case to affirm Californias innovative climate program, including its carbon...

  • **SERBIA- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision. **NEW DELHI- Reserve Bank India Deputy Governor Viral Acharya and Chief Economic Adviser to the government of India Arvind Subramanian speaks at an Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations two-day conference on G20 affairs in India. **BEIJING- California Governor Jerry Brown...

  • BEIJING, June 6- California said it would cooperate with China on clean technology, emissions trading and other "climate-positive" efforts in a bid to fill a gap left after U.S. The government of California and China's Ministry of Science and Technology will work together to develop and commercialise know-how on carbon capture and storage, clean energy, and...

  • BEIJING, June 6- California said it will cooperate with China on clean technology, emissions trading and other "climate-positive" opportunities as it bids to fill the gap left after President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord last week. President Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015...

  • BEIJING, June 6- The government of California said on Tuesday it will work with China's science ministry to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other "climate-positive" trade and investment opportunities. President Donald Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement...

  • BEIJING, June 6- The government of California said on Tuesday it will work with China's science ministry to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other "climate-positive" trade and investment opportunities. President Donald Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement...

  • BEIJING, June 6- The government of California said on Tuesday it will work with China's science ministry to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other "climate-positive" trade and investment opportunities. President Donald Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement...

  • BEIJING, June 6- The government of California said on Tuesday it will work with China's science ministry to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other "climate-positive" trade and investment opportunities. President Donald Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement...

  • BEIJING, June 6- The government of California said on Tuesday it will work with China's science ministry to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other "climate-positive" trade and investment opportunities. President Donald Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement...

  • BEIJING, June 6- The government of California said on Tuesday it will work with China's science ministry to develop clean energy technologies, cooperate on emissions trading and explore other "climate-positive" trade and investment opportunities. President Donald Trump announced last week that he would pull the United States out of the 2015 Paris agreement...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- State governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of U.S. leadership in fighting climate change after President Donald Trump said on Thursday the country will pull out of the Paris climate agreement. There is a pathway here where the rest of America in reaction to, really, what is an insane decision by president Trump, takes the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- State governors and city mayors were quick to claim the mantle of U.S. leadership in fighting climate change after President Donald Trump said on Thursday the country will pull out of the Paris climate agreement. There is a pathway here where the rest of America in reaction to, really, what is an insane decision by president Trump, takes the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 1- California Governor Jerry Brown said on Thursday he will discuss merging carbon trading markets in his state and China when he travels to Asia later this week, a sign of the governor's ambition to influence global climate change policy. The governor heads to China on Friday for meetings focused on climate change. California has the largest...

  • WASHINGTON, May 22- The U.S. Transportation Department said on Monday it will release grant funds for a project to electrify a northern California commuter rail system. In February, the Transportation Department withheld a $647 million grant for the San Carlos Peninsula Corridor Electrification, or Caltrain, project, from San Francisco to San Jose to allow a...