Monthly Archives: November 2015

Orange County Politics Give Regional Air Board a GOP Tilt

Democrats may hold every statewide electoral office in California and control both houses of the Legislature, but that doesn’t mean Republicans can’t have significant influence at the regional level. Last week, the balance of power on the 13-member board of the South Coast Regional Air Quality Management District (AQMD) apparently shifted in favor of the GOP when Orange County cities selected Republican Lake Forest Councilman Dwight Robinson to replace Democratic Santa Ana Mayor Miguel Pulido, a green energy advocate, as their representative. Pulido was on the...
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GOP Pushes Bill To Rein In EPA’s Global Warming Agenda

Alabama Republican Rep. Gary Palmer wants to reassert Congress’s’ authority over the Environmental Protection Agency by putting the brakes on the agency’s global warming regulations. “While the bill is focused on greenhouse gas regulations, the real crux of this bill is EPA and other agencies have given themselves too much power,” Palmer told The Daily Caller News Foundation in an interview.  Read more: ...
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