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Agriculture

Proposed H-2A rule changes will make the program more difficult for everyone

In 2022, California’s agricultural employers hired 44,400 farmworkers through the H-2A visa program. The number of people hired through the program equates to about 12 percent of the total number of farmworkers hired through the visa program for the entire United States that year. Farmworkers with H-2A visas are temporary ...
Commentary

Read the latest on California gas prices

As Gas Prices Rise in California, Could Even More Pain at the Pump Be Coming?

California, its political class fixated on an unattainable net-zero carbon emissions transportation sector, has been laboring for years under a low carbon fuel standard. This monster was created by the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. To comply with the LCFS ​​fuel producers are required “to reduce the carbon intensity of fuels sold in California. ...
Agriculture

Read about latest unworkable green mandate

New paper highlights the troubles with one-size-fits-all ag solutions

The Green New Deal, or the Inflation Reduction Act as it’s been rebranded, call for the installation of green or buffer zones on farms to act as wildland spaces for wild plants and animals. Legacy farms and ranches often already have those things in place. For example, our family farm ...
Agriculture

Rea Hederman – Net-Zero Climate-Control Policies Fail Farmers and Families

  Our guest this week is Rea Hederman, executive director of the Economic Research Center and vice president of policy at The Buckeye Institute, a free market think tank based in Ohio. Its new report, “Net-Zero Climate-Control Policies Fail Farmers and Families” looks at the impact the Biden administration’s climate-control ...
Agriculture

Learn about latest California green mandate

‘Build it and they will come’ is not the answer for climate change legislation

The trouble with severely limiting packaging to what can be recycled or composted is, according to the Covered Materials Category List that was developed under the requirements SB 343, most packaging materials cannot be recycled or composted. Phasing out single-use food packaging, which is harmful to the environment, is a ...
Commentary

More regulations are not the answer to California’s high and volatile gas prices

By Kerry Jackson & Wayne Winegarden California has an oil czar, and no, he’s not elected. Czars never are. Of course that’s not his official title, but Tai Milder, the first director of the Division of Petroleum Market Oversight for the California Energy Commission, recently made this first official policy ...
Blog

Learn about plan to raise your energy bills

Sacramento Does an About Face on Electricity Bills Based on Income

At roughly the same time that steeper energy bills arrived this winter, Gov. Gavin Newsom declined an opportunity to support repeal of a hated law that directs utilities to charge customers based on truly Marxist principle – their income. Instead, his office said he’s looking “forward to seeing a” proposal ...
Blog

The EV Buzz Is Muted

As fads go, electric vehicles are probably not best compared to pet rocks. EVs are more useful. Somewhat. But much like sales of pet rocks falling just a few months after booming during the 1975 Christmas season, it seems EVs have reached the peak of their popularity. More than a ...
Agriculture

Read about latest Sacramento green overreach

Could Milk and Juice Cartons Soon Be History in California? New Regulations Suggest Yes.

Boston was once known for its eagerness to ban books, movies, plays and songs that could be considered racy. But the city hasn’t had a censorship controversy in nearly 60 years. Meanwhile, California churns out bans (of a different kind) on an industrial scale. Items made of plastic, especially modern ...
Blog

Read the latest on California's water crisis

Proposed State Water Regulations Would Add Bureaucracy, Not Water Supply

Anyone who has lived in California for more than five minutes, or visited for 10, knows the state has an enormous water problem. They’d also know that the current political class has no answers. Or rather what passes for “answers” are policies that won’t work. While much of California is ...
Agriculture

Proposed H-2A rule changes will make the program more difficult for everyone

In 2022, California’s agricultural employers hired 44,400 farmworkers through the H-2A visa program. The number of people hired through the program equates to about 12 percent of the total number of farmworkers hired through the visa program for the entire United States that year. Farmworkers with H-2A visas are temporary ...
Commentary

Read the latest on California gas prices

As Gas Prices Rise in California, Could Even More Pain at the Pump Be Coming?

California, its political class fixated on an unattainable net-zero carbon emissions transportation sector, has been laboring for years under a low carbon fuel standard. This monster was created by the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006. To comply with the LCFS ​​fuel producers are required “to reduce the carbon intensity of fuels sold in California. ...
Agriculture

Read about latest unworkable green mandate

New paper highlights the troubles with one-size-fits-all ag solutions

The Green New Deal, or the Inflation Reduction Act as it’s been rebranded, call for the installation of green or buffer zones on farms to act as wildland spaces for wild plants and animals. Legacy farms and ranches often already have those things in place. For example, our family farm ...
Agriculture

Rea Hederman – Net-Zero Climate-Control Policies Fail Farmers and Families

  Our guest this week is Rea Hederman, executive director of the Economic Research Center and vice president of policy at The Buckeye Institute, a free market think tank based in Ohio. Its new report, “Net-Zero Climate-Control Policies Fail Farmers and Families” looks at the impact the Biden administration’s climate-control ...
Agriculture

Learn about latest California green mandate

‘Build it and they will come’ is not the answer for climate change legislation

The trouble with severely limiting packaging to what can be recycled or composted is, according to the Covered Materials Category List that was developed under the requirements SB 343, most packaging materials cannot be recycled or composted. Phasing out single-use food packaging, which is harmful to the environment, is a ...
Commentary

More regulations are not the answer to California’s high and volatile gas prices

By Kerry Jackson & Wayne Winegarden California has an oil czar, and no, he’s not elected. Czars never are. Of course that’s not his official title, but Tai Milder, the first director of the Division of Petroleum Market Oversight for the California Energy Commission, recently made this first official policy ...
Blog

Learn about plan to raise your energy bills

Sacramento Does an About Face on Electricity Bills Based on Income

At roughly the same time that steeper energy bills arrived this winter, Gov. Gavin Newsom declined an opportunity to support repeal of a hated law that directs utilities to charge customers based on truly Marxist principle – their income. Instead, his office said he’s looking “forward to seeing a” proposal ...
Blog

The EV Buzz Is Muted

As fads go, electric vehicles are probably not best compared to pet rocks. EVs are more useful. Somewhat. But much like sales of pet rocks falling just a few months after booming during the 1975 Christmas season, it seems EVs have reached the peak of their popularity. More than a ...
Agriculture

Read about latest Sacramento green overreach

Could Milk and Juice Cartons Soon Be History in California? New Regulations Suggest Yes.

Boston was once known for its eagerness to ban books, movies, plays and songs that could be considered racy. But the city hasn’t had a censorship controversy in nearly 60 years. Meanwhile, California churns out bans (of a different kind) on an industrial scale. Items made of plastic, especially modern ...
Blog

Read the latest on California's water crisis

Proposed State Water Regulations Would Add Bureaucracy, Not Water Supply

Anyone who has lived in California for more than five minutes, or visited for 10, knows the state has an enormous water problem. They’d also know that the current political class has no answers. Or rather what passes for “answers” are policies that won’t work. While much of California is ...
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