Yesterday the California legislature reconvened after a weeks-long recess. After their floor session in a closed-door meeting Assembly Republicans refused to toss embattled Assembly Republican Leader Chad Mayes (“R” – Yucca Valley) out on the spot, but did decide to hold an open election for Leader a week from today.
But it didn’t take Mayes long to log another entry into his “I am going to be disingenuous and disrespectful to the grassroots activists in my party” log book.
With nothing else more pressing to do the State Assembly brought up a resolution on climate change, authored by liberal Democrat Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez-Fletcher (D-San Diego), and co-authored (by among others) Mayes.
You can read the entire resolution here, but let me pull a few excerpts from it for you that are especially relevant for my commentary that continues below:
WHEREAS, California has been a leader on climate change for more than a decade through the enactment of landmark legislation, such as the… Read More