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Union, lawyers spar over wildfire 'shadow lobbying' at California Capitol

Thursday, May 3, 2018  
Posted by: Sacramento Bee
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A high-stakes battle over wildfire liability is turning ugly between interests at the California Capitol. 

The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1245, which represents PG&E employees, is working with PG&E on a controversial pitch asking state lawmakers to reduce property damage liability for utility companies in the aftermath of the devastating 2017 fire season. The insurance industry, consumer attorneys and other groups are pushing hard against changes to existing state law...Continue Reading.


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