Monthly Archives: March 2013

  • Why should you take a moment to support CMED?

    In 2011 alone, California produced a grand total of approximately 200 million barrels of oil and 230 billion cubic feet of natural gas, making our state the fourth largest producer of oil and the tenth largest producer of natural gas in the countr

  • Poverty: Still an Issue in California

    This week, my committee, along with the Senate Human Services Committee, held a special hearing to take a close look at new ways to assess and address poverty in California. The findings at the hearing were pretty sobering.


  • Student-led ballot initiative taking hold prior to March on State Capitol

    As students descend on the capital and demand that more be done to increase the quality and decrease the cost of education, an extraction fee for oil and natural gas championed by UC Berkeley students is rapidly increasing its support among this c