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Essential Politics: California readies to send a climate change signal to Trump administration

Essential Politics: California readies to send a climate change signal to Trump administration

The California Legislature is scheduled to vote today on a revamped cap-and-trade system that would extend the life of a program that sends yet another signal to the Trump administration about where the state stands on environmental issues.

But it's not clear the support is there to renew the state's signature climate change program, even with the changes hammered out over weeks of negotiation. This weekend, champions of the measure were still working on lining up the votes.

I’m Christina Bellantoni. Welcome to the Monday edition of Essential...

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