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California Passes Only a Fraction of Its Fracking Bills
 

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June 13, 2013Of almost a dozen fracking bills introduced over the course of this legislative session, only two survived, three were rejected, and the rest died in committee.  The only bill proposing a "moratorium" on fracking until regulation was in place was voted out.

How does the money, in the form of campaign contributions, line up on which bills passed and which bills failed? Read more

Plenty of Money on Both Sides of Oil Severance Tax Fight
2011-2012 California Senate Committee Chairmen: Energy, Utilities and Communications

Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
Sempra Energy$453,3007
Chevron$351,5450
Edison International$239,7002

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Jean Fuller[R-CA]9
Fran Pavley[D-CA]8
Alex Padilla[D-CA]7
AssemblymembersParty/DistrictRelated bills sponsored
Nancy Skinner[D-CA]17
Steven Bradford[D-CA]17
Manuel Perez[D-CA]15
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data through the present starting January 1, 2009 for contributions and in the 2009 legislative session for bill positions. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.