Tag: California Legislature

Health & Insurance, Social Services

Amid COVID Chaos, California Legislators Fight for Major Health Care Bills

August 11, 2020

Via: Kaiser Health News

California lawmakers are barreling toward an end-of-month deadline to pass or kill bills amid the biggest public health crisis the state has faced in a century. Yet even in a year consumed by sickness, they’re considering significant — sometimes controversial […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Legislature Passes Commercial Composting, Recycling Bill

September 6, 2019

Via: Waste360

The California State Legislature passed a bill requiring businesses to make composting and recycling bins accessible to customers at restaurants, malls and other businesses. Earlier this week, AB 827 received bi-partisan support in a 30-9 vote on the Senate Floor […]

Public Utilities, Waste Management

California Legislature Passes Plastic Pollution Reduction Bills

September 5, 2018

Via: Waste360

The California Legislature doubled down on the state’s commitment to reducing plastic pollution and waste. As the legislature wrapped up the 2017-18 session on Tuesday, it sent five bills to the governor’s desk that, together, interrupt plastic’s toxic lifecycle at […]