Can Drugmaking Goliath's $100 Million War Chest Stop David's Rx Relief Ballot Measure?

Big Pharma has put up $100 million to stop a ballot measure aimed at reining in California's prescription drug tab. Will $100 million be enough to stop a ballot measure that goes to the heart of the Bernie Sanders revolution?

Is Kamala Harris Playing Both Sides of the Field?

A petition filed against the Coastal Commission to stop San Onofre nuclear waste from being burried in the sand shows how many conflicts Attorney General Kamala Harris has entangled her office in.

Oops,"No Blackouts This Summer," Edison, So Cal Gas Now Say!

The much awaited hearing in the Senate Utilities, Energy and Communications Committee this morning was largely a dud, but it offered some key admissions by the utilities and energy regulators.
 
Despite widespread warnings to the contrary, in the report issued by energy regulators and So Cal Gas that was the subject of the hearing, there will be no blackouts this summer due to Aliso's closure.  
 

Not Voting Outbreak Strikes Assembly, Hurts Porter Ranch Victims

It’s not whether you vote yes or no, but whether you vote at all that really matters. That’s the lesson from years of non-voting scandals that have rocked the Capitol and killed critical legislation.
 
Legislators are paid to take stands, not to stand by and help powerful special interests through their inactions and abstentions when they are present.
 

Super Tuesday For Aliso Canyon

At 9:30 AM on Tuesday the California Senate Energy, Utilities, and Communications Committee will examine whether So Cal Gas and state energy regulators rigged a report claiming there would be blackouts in LA if Aliso Canyon's natural gas storage stays off line.
 
The hearings have the potential to pull the curtain back on who really wrote the report (So Cal Gas?)  and whether the public was misled.  
 

Harris Lets Statute Of Limitations On San Onofre Lapse, Defends Brown

California Attorney General Kamala Harris had evidence in her hands that she could have used to bring former PUC President Michael Peevey, architect of the secret San Onofre deal, to justice. And she had plenty of time, three years, to file criminal charges before the statute of limitations ran out on obstruction of justice--the easiest charge to prove.

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