Earlier this year, Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, put forth a bill to ban the sale of new gas-powered cars by 2040. It stalled. Back from the drawing table, Ting introduced an updated version calling for the Air Resources Board to develop a “comprehensive strategy” by 2021 that will require that all new cars sold in California are emission-free by 2040.
+ Nine assemblymembers have put forward Assembly Bill 18, a new gun sales tax that would benefit violence prevention programs. Ting and David Chiu (D-San Francisco) are among its co-authors.