In September 2016, Governor Jerry Brown vetoed SB 1463, a bill in the California legislature which would have required the California Public Utilities Commission to prioritize areas at increased risk from overhead wires in their management of wildfires.
Remember when Gov. Brown did this? How quick many are to criticize President Trump’s comment on miss management when Jerry has worked so hard to destroy California!
Crazy left-wing policies can kill people https://t.co/cVEv4VDYlB
— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) November 16, 2018
California Gov. Jerry Brown’s decision to veto a 2016 bipartisan bill aimed at mitigating wildfire risks from power lines and utility equipment has become the focus of critics as fires rage across the state.
Wildfires have scorched more than 221,000 acres across California since Thursday, and Brown’s critics are pointing to the two-year-old veto as news reports suggest power lines may have sparked the deadliest wildfire in California’s history.
“He has done nothing to harden those assets,” state Sen. John Moorlach, a Republican, told The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Moorlach sponsored the 2016 bill, called SB 1463, which would have given local governments a bigger role in putting together fire risk maps with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and Cal Fire, the state’s firefighting agency. More
Gov. Brown blames the wildfires on climate control while conveniently ignoring the fact that he vetoed a wildfire management bill in 2016.
When Gov. Jerry Brown said it was the new norm and blamed climate change, it is just like when Barck Obama said those jobs are gone and will not return. Yes, these are supposed to be the great minds of the left.
Nope, it’s not climate change.
I’d say good riddance, but Newsome is likely 2 b just as bad, if not worse. He doesn’t mind the homeless defecating on the streets of San Fran. CA has only gone downhill since JB was elected Gov for the second of 2 8 year terms. Last time he wouldn’t allow the building of fwys.
— Penelope Addy (@Penaddy1) November 17, 2018
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I live in CA. The smoke of 2016 fires contributed to my wife’s death of bronchitis and pneumonia in February. Nothing has changed. We are on fire again. Once more I am inhaling cremated ash of the forest, buildings, homes, woodland animals, pets, and people. WHY?
— Glen Margulis (@glen_margulis) November 17, 2018