Politicizing the environment makes for bad government and pandering to a special interest constituency is no justification for trading the benefit and betterment of our environment for the privilege and profit of a select few.
Judging from the speeches made by California Senators Alex Padilla, Kevin de Leon, and Ricardo Lara at a press conference in Vernon on Friday, January 24th, statewide plastic bag legislation may well be "in the bag."
Since coming in first place in the primary election with 33 percent of the vote, the Garcetti coalition continues to grow. It's growing because people are responding to Garcetti's leadership. I'm proud to join this coalition and endorse Garcetti because he is a leader who does things right.