In this July 17, 2017, photo Gov. Jerry Brown, second from left, is flanked by three of the eight Republicans who voted with the Democratic majority to extend California’s cap-and-trade program despite opposition from much of the GOP base. They are Assembly Leader Chad Mayes, of Yucca Valley, left, Sen. Tom Berryhill, of Twain Harte, and Assemblyman Devon Mathis, of Visalia, right.
In this July 17, 2017, photo Gov. Jerry Brown, second from left, is flanked by three of the eight Republicans who voted with the Democratic majority to extend California’s cap-and-trade program despite opposition from much of the GOP base. They are Assembly Leader Chad Mayes, of Yucca Valley, left, Sen. Tom Berryhill, of Twain Harte, and Assemblyman Devon Mathis, of Visalia, right. Rich Pedroncelli AP
In this July 17, 2017, photo Gov. Jerry Brown, second from left, is flanked by three of the eight Republicans who voted with the Democratic majority to extend California’s cap-and-trade program despite opposition from much of the GOP base. They are Assembly Leader Chad Mayes, of Yucca Valley, left, Sen. Tom Berryhill, of Twain Harte, and Assemblyman Devon Mathis, of Visalia, right. Rich Pedroncelli AP

Cap-and-trade deal will save Valley from harsh economy

July 28, 2017 10:59 AM