BY LINDSEY HOLDEN A project to widen the final section of Highway 46 East in San Luis Obispo County is back on track after state transportation officials agreed to restore millions of dollars in funding that had previously been diverted to rail infrastructure. Central Coast residents, transportation planners and lawmakers were dismayed ... Read More
December 17, 2019sfenaroli
by News Staff Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham has officially filed his paperwork for re-election. Cunningham took the oath of office at the San Luis Obispo County Registrar’s office on Tuesday ahead of Friday’s filing deadline. “I am proud to be an independent fighter for the Central Coast,” said Cunningham. “Our district deserves a bipartisan leader ... Read More
December 6, 2019sfenaroli
By: Allys Becerra Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) is co-authoring a bill which will require PG&E and other utility companies to reimburse local small businesses and families for costs associated with the Public Safety Power Shutoffs. "We need to have something in place that incentivizes PG&E and other investor owned utilities to ... Read More
October 25, 2019sfenaroli
By: KSBY Staff An anti-human trafficking bill introduced by Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham is awaiting the governor's signature. AB-662 received unanimous support in the Legislature. It tightens the law for traffickers who entice people under the age of 18 into prostitution. Governor Gavin Newsom has until October 13 to sign the bill.
September 11, 2019sfenaroli
By Michael Shellenberger Last week, a California state legislator introduced an amendment to the state’s constitution that would classify nuclear energy as “renewable.” If the amendment passes, it would likely result in the continued operation of the state’s last nuclear plant, Diablo Canyon, well past 2025, its current closure date. Diablo generates 9% of ... Read More
September 3, 2019sfenaroli
By J.D. Morris A Central Coast lawmaker has a new plan to keep California’s last operational nuclear power plant running — and possibly get bankrupt Pacific Gas and Electric Co. to sell the facility. Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham, R-Templeton (San Luis Obispo County), on Wednesday proposed a state constitutional amendment that would designate nuclear ... Read More
August 29, 2019sfenaroli
By Matt Fountain A Central Coast legislator and two pro-nuclear groups are taking an unusual step to keep Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant operating: They want an amendment to the state Constitution classifying nuclear power as a renewable energy source. Then, with the plant’s production able to count toward California’s target for ... Read More
August 28, 2019sfenaroli
By Hannah Denham August 12 at 7:00 AM After reports emerged that contractors had reviewed voice recordings for Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant, all three companies moved to change their policies. Although customers theoretically have the final word over their digital assistants, they’re not given the option of blocking the recordings outright. The companies say the ... Read More
August 12, 2019sfenaroli
By Matt Fountain Flavored e-cigarettes would no longer be sold in gas stations and liquor stores, and retailers who sell tobacco products to underage customers would face higher penalties if a bill submitted to the state Legislature on Tuesday is successful. San Luis Obispo County’s Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham and two other legislators ... Read More
July 3, 2019sfenaroli
To the editor, I’m writing to thank Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham for his recent vote to extend maternity leave in California by an additional two weeks. That extra time will mean the world to new moms who want to spend as much time as possible with their infants before heading back to work. Cunningham ... Read More
June 25, 2019sfenaroli