Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell issues statement on cap-and-trade

Monday, July 17, 2017

(SACRAMENTO) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) issues the following statement on his support of AB 398 (E. Garcia):

“Today’s vote to extend the state’s landmark cap-and-trade program is a historic moment in our fight against climate change. As we work to reach our 2030 climate change goals, we must utilize environmentally effective and economically efficient solutions. AB 398 strikes this delicate balance and protects the environment for future generations. I am proud to support this measure and cement California’s role as a global leader.”

 

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Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell represents the 70th Assembly District which includes Long Beach, Signal Hill, San Pedro and Catalina Island.