State's goal to keep batteries out of landfills needs a recharge
A new measure requiring manufacturers to develop a collection program for batteries and rechargeable devices would cut risks of toxic exposures to humans and the environment.
Surf’s up for legislation
“California has a long history of celebrating the unique qualities of our coastline, with our state leading the country in promoting access and protection of our surfing zones,” Assemblymember Irwin told the News-Press. “This designation will serve to recognize the cultural, historical, economic and ecological importance of surf zones that make our Golden State proud to be home to some of the world’s best surf destinations.”
Assemblymember Irwin Appointed Chair of the Committee on Revenue and Taxation
SACRAMENTO – Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) has been appointed as Chair of the Committee on Revenue and Taxation by California State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon. The Committee on Revenue and Taxation has jurisdiction over the income, property, sales and other taxes in the Golden State.