Title

California Republican lawmakers oust Chad Mayes over climate-deal rift

Status

Faculty

School

School of Liberal Arts

Department

Politics

Document Type

News

Publication Date

8-24-2017

Publication Title

East Bay Times

Description

The East Bay Times story “California Republican lawmakers oust Chad Mayes…”, features insights from SMC’s Steve Woolpert on how Republican Assembly Leader Chad Mayes was voted out of his leadership position as a result of his support of California’s climate change cap-and-trade program. The Saint Mary’s Politics Professor provides commentary on the challenges politicians face with their own parties when they reach across the aisle for bipartisan support of legislation.