Is anyone Prop 23'd out yet? The answer may be Big Oil.
By now, most voters in the environmental community know what Prop 23 is. If passed, it would suspend and effectively kill AB32 our landmark global warming law to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions back to 1990 levels by 2020. It's no secret that Prop 23, the Dirty Energy initiative has been primarily funded by two Texas oil companies (Valero and Tesoro) along with the climate change-denier kings the Koch brothers. But after these three put in their combined $6.5 million dollars back in September, the money for the Yes on Prop 23 campaign oddly stopped coming in. Meanwhile, CLCV and our allies on the No on Prop 23 campaign have been steadily building a coalition of Democrats, Republicans, business leaders, and environmentalists that are standing united in our opposition to the deceitful measure. In fact, our work has been so effective that recent polling suggests the measure will lose. Read More >