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$500m subsidy, market price guarantees sought for cow manure as ‘renewable’ energy

By Kevin Hall

SACRAMENTO – The California dairy industry has Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) by both teats and is pulling hard, and Hueso is clearly enjoying it.

Hueso scoffs
Sen. Ben Hueso (D-San Diego) laughing off objections to the dairy industry’s air pollution impacts and the projected increases under his bill, SB 1440, now working its way through the Assembly committee process.

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Male Privilege, Misogyny & White Fear on the Campaign Trail

By Kevin Hall

Three candidates are vying to become the next representative for District 7 on the Fresno City Council. The one woman, Veva Islas, and two men, Brian Whelan and Nelson Esparza, will have raised and spent more than $400,000 on the June primary election alone, an unusually high amount in local races. Clearly, there’s a lot riding on this, but for whom? Continue reading Male Privilege, Misogyny & White Fear on the Campaign Trail