Meschino hails passage of bill revamping state’s climate laws

The Legislaure last week passed a sweeping climate measure, known as the Next Generation Climate Roadmap bill, which overhauls the state’s climate laws, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, advances the clean energy industry, and prioritizes and protects environmental justice communities.  The Roadmap’s provisions update the state’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction goal to net zero by 2050,…

Lawmakers extend voting options

The state Legislature earlier this month passed a measure extending mail-in voting and early voting options for elections held through the end of June of this year. The vote-by-mail provision was previously set to expire at the end of this month. “In light of the ongoing pandemic, it is essential that we continue to offer…