AB 1778: State transportation funding – poverty and pollution

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski
California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

AB 1778 (C. Garcia) This bill would prohibit any state funds or personnel time from being used to fund or permit freeway widening projects in areas with high rates of pollution and poverty. STATUS: APPROVED May 25 in the Assembly; heard June 28 hearing in the Senate Transportation Committee. Failed Passage in Committee.