Recap & Trade: How Valley Legislators Voted

Governor Jerry Brown pushed hard for a Cap & Trade extension and thanks to approval from both chambers of the legislature, he will get it. Monday night (July 17), the state Senate approved AB 398 (28-12)...

Cleaner Air or Over-Regulation?

It’s a plan to expand a state program that is supposed to clean up the air. The current Cap & Trade program is supposed to expire in 2020. But, leaders in Sacramento, led by Governor Jerry Brown (D) want...

Tate Hill, part 2: PLAs, Where to Spend $70M

In part two of GV Wire's conversation with Fresno council candidate Tate Hill, we talk about his thoughts on project labor agreements and how $70 million in Cap & Trade funds should be spent in the city? ...

New Rules on Spending $70M in Fresno Released

The path to spend $70 million in Fresno was made a little clearer. The Strategic Growth Council (SGC), the state agency in charge of distributing the money raised by state Cap & Trade funds, released its la...

How to Spend $70M in Fresno

Receiving government money is never a quick and easy process. Take the $70 million in Cap & Trade funds granted to the City of Fresno. The law (AB 2722) was signed into law in September 2016 with a big cere...

How to spend $70 Million in Fresno

The city of Fresno is ready to receive its largest grant in history- $70 million. The debate on how to spend it is just starting. Wednesday night (February 15), the state agency in charge of distributing th...

Next steps for Fresno’s $70 million

The next step for Fresno collecting $70 million in state funds happened today (February 9) in Sacramento. The board of the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) handed over the duties to administer the program to ...