Democratic House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in San Francisco. Photo by Ben Christopher for CALmatters

In summary

The world’s fifth-largest economy has spent billions of dollars to fight climate change. But is California booming because of the law that spawned those programs or in spite of it?

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Dan Morain joined CalMatters in March 2018. He is the former editorial page editor of The Sacramento Bee. Morain also spent 27 years at The Los Angeles Times, and has covered the Capitol since 1992.