BREAKING: California Denies Utah Coal Export Plan

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed SB1279 disallowing state money for coal export development. (courtesy Westside Today)

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed California Senate Sill 1279, authored by California State Senator Loni Hancock, (Democrat-Hayward) which precludes Califonia tax dollars from being used in future coal export terminals in the Golden State. A long standing development plan…

Utah Dems Cry Foul Over Counties’ Balloting

Utah Democratic Party Chairman Peter Corroon delivers an objection to the Lt. Governor's Office in Salt Lake City on My 19, 2016

‪Utah Democrats issued a formal complaint about the way some county clerks in the Beehive State are handling voter registration options for upcoming “mail-in” primary voting. The protest was delivered to the Lieutenant Governor’s office Thursday. Almost 70 percent of the state’s…

California Adds Hurdles to Utah Coal Export Plan

California State Senator Loni Hancock (D-Sen 9)

While the Utah legislature ended their regular session for 2016 in March, the California legislature has continued their normal legislative meetings and began deliberations that advance further restrictions to Utah’s coal exporting plan, previously codified into authorizations by the state…