To install this webapp on your
tap below and then scroll down to Add to Home Screen.

We need to be able to verify your email address on file. Please click the button below to send a confirmation email.

When you receive it, please click on the link to verify your email address.

Thank you.

0

Hit by fires and droughts, California voters call climate change their top priority

The Los Angeles Times

Pummeled by fires, drought and floods, California’s Democratic primary voters put fighting climate change at the top of their list of issues for the next president to tackle.

Nearly half of likely Democratic primary voters call the issue the No. 1 priority for the next president, according to a new statewide poll conducted by UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies for the Los Angeles Times.

By contrast, fewer California primary voters — about 1 in 3 — called healthcare the highest priority, even though differing healthcare proposals have dominated the debate among Democratic presidential candidates for months.

Presidents typically have a limited window in which to get major legislative proposals through Congress — the first two years generally see the most victories — and usually can manage to push only a couple of top priorities. The last two Democratic presidents devoted much of that crucial period to healthcare, successfully for President Obama, unsuccessfully for President Clinton.

Read the full and original article at The Los Angeles Times

Please login to comment.

Don't have an account?

Sign Up for free.

Parker James
1 year ago at 10:41 AM
As a Californian myself, I completely agree. We must take action to prevent any further destruction.