Politics

Supervisors’ Proposed Marijuana Ordinance is a Disaster.

Supervisors’ Proposed Marijuana Ordinance is a Disaster. The Planning Commission will hold a hearing on this at 1:00 PM on Thursday, March 18.  We will send call-in information when it is available. Whether or not you attend the Planning Commission hearing, please send your written comments by noon, March 18, to cannabis@sonoma-county.org and copy your Supervisor   …

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Letter from Sacramento: Accountability Tools that Some Legislators Love to Hate

“In any case, our aim with these reports is not to make legislators happy or sad. It is to inform the public, including our members, about how their legislators are doing on environmental issues.” Sierra Club: Letter from Sacramento: Accountability Tools that Some Legislators Love to Hate Influencing legislation and holding lawmakers accountable is a …

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Indivisible Action: HR1 and 253 voter suppression bills introduced

253. That’s how many voter suppression bills have been introduced by state lawmakers so far this year.1 Republican lawmakers across the country are unleashing restrictive, anti-democratic bills to combat the massive election turnout we witnessed in 2020. They’re targeting voters — especially Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) voters — and the voting methods adopted …

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Trump Targeted California’s Deserts on His Way Out. Biden Has to Avert the Damage.

“….the Trump proposal has less to do with renewable energy — which the administration routinely disfavored over fossil fuel — and more about the former president’s drive to reduce protections for public lands to allow for more exploitation by the oil, gas and mining industries.” Trump Targeted California’s Deserts on His Way Out. Biden Has …

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Cannabis regulations and the County…..allowing up to 65,000 acres

The study prepared for Napa County stated 100,000 gallons of water per acre outdoor.   The County is set to allow up to 65,000 acres of cannabis to be grown in Sonoma County with a check list for easy approval by Permit Sonoma and the Ag Commissioner.  We already have a bloated wine industry with …

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