On October 26, a Texas District Court issued an expanded injunction preventing the CFPB from implementing and enforcing its small-business data collection rule issued under Section 1071 of the Dodd-Frank Act, so that it now benefits all companies subject to the rule.
Two proposed California laws that would mandate disclosure of climate-warming emissions and organizational “risk” related to climate change moved closer to Governor Newsom’s desk.
After around-the-clock weekend negotiations between Democratic legislative leaders and Governor Gavin Newsom, working against a looming June 30 constitutional deadline, leaders announced a budget agreement late Monday night.
The California Legislature is considering a bill to rationalize the process by which health insurers credential providers.
The California Senate passed two bills that would require climate-related disclosures from specified companies doing business in California.
Carbon dioxide removal (CDR), including carbon capture and sequestration, was once derided as little more than a corporate ploy to prolong reliance on fossil fuels.
Two bills that would require climate-related disclosures from specified companies doing business in California advanced in the Legislature this week.
Local or state regulations seeking to decarbonize new buildings by banning natural gas appliances or infrastructure are preempted under federal law according to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Mandatory disclosure of greenhouse gas emissions by business operators is coming, one way or another. California legislators continue to press for a change in law that would require disclosures for large businesses that do business in California.
On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed itself in a 2-to-1 opinion and largely struck down a California law that would have prohibited employers from imposing binding arbitration of employment disputes.