California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks to media Thursday, September 23, 2021 in Sequoia National Park before signing a $15 billion climate package into law that will help bolster the state's response to climate change. State Assembly Member Richard Bloom, (D-Santa Monica) is beside him.

Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an “unprecedented” $15 billion local weather bundle whereas perched in entrance of the enduring Sequoia Nationwide Park entrance signal, now eerily lined in a fire-resistant wrap.

1000’s of firefighters labored to defend the park and its namesake big bushes through the governor’s go to. 

Newsom stated he selected the dramatic backdrop as an instance the consequences of local weather change on California’s beloved pure locations, in addition to to sign a shift in state coverage towards stopping wildfires earlier than they will begin.

“The reply cannot simply be extra Cal Fireplace engines,” Newsom stated, gesturing towards

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EDITOR’S NOTE: NJ Hashish Insider is internet hosting an in-person day-long convention and networking occasion Sept. 23 on the Carteret Performing Arts Middle, that includes most of the state’s main energy gamers. Tickets are restricted.

Laws permitting banks to supply bank cards, checking accounts and different monetary providers to authorized marijuana companies was added to a invoice setting protection coverage for the subsequent 12 months.

The motion will increase the possibility of the Safe and Honest Enforcement, or SAFE, Banking Act, changing into regulation as a result of the protection laws, generally known as the Nationwide Protection Authorization Act,

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A new House Republican bill would prohibit the U.S. government from charging U.S. citizens for their evacuation or repatriation flights out of Afghanistan, a response to the State Department and the U.S. Embassy in Kabul telling evacuees to sign a form promising to pay up to $2,000 or more to get out of the country.

Rep. Claudia Tenney of New York, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said she introduced the Flights for Freedom Act on Tuesday, which her office said: “Ensures that the United States government will not charge U.S. citizens and legal permanent residents for evacuation

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