Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas Releases Statement on the Future of Climate Change Policy
Sacramento -Assemblymember Sebastian Ridley-Thomas released the following statement on the future of Climate Change Policy:
"Climate change remains a global threat, which makes the extension of California’s Cap-and-Trade program vital for our future. As the Legislature debates the future of climate change policy, Greater Los Angeles must receive an equitable share of funding to improve green investments and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Southern California is home to nearly half of the state’s population, but has received roughly 30 percent of the funding available. Greater Los Angeles, and specifically my constituents, have been shortchanged and I will no longer support any proposal that does not promote equity, inclusion, and relief for the people I represent."
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About the 54th Assembly District:
California's 54th Assembly District encompasses the City of Culver City and unincorporated Ladera Heights, and the Los Angeles communities of Mar Vista, Palms, Westwood, Cheviot Hills, Beverlywood, Faircrest Heights, Century City, Holmby Hills, Mid City, Lafayette Square, Baldwin Hills, View Park, Windsor Hills, Jefferson Park, Leimert Park Wellington Square, Hyde Park, West Adams, Jefferson Park, Portions of the City in Inglewood, Crenshaw Manor, Baldwin Vista, Village Green, Country Club Park, Arlington Heights, Baldwin Village and Olympic Park