Now, Aguirre has filed another lawsuit -- this one in state court -- arguing the
Aimed at shoring up the long-term financial health of
In the space of five days, a drastically revamped version of AB 1054 passed through both houses of the Legislature and landed on Newsom's desk.
According to the suit filed in
Another section of the code was cited for withholding correspondence within the governor's office. According to the filing, the
The lawsuit asks the
The documents that were released include a string of emails largely centered on the progress of AB 1054 and its financing.
Just before the new version of AB 1054 was heard in committee,
"Overall, we thought that the legislation looked good from a security/credit perspective," Vocal wrote.
The email also included a PowerPoint analysis of the bill done by
The newly created
"From a credit and marketing standpoint, AB 1054 presents an attractive security structure for the funding (of) a portion of the
In a phone interview, Aguirre said, "It's all being done behind closed doors, and the public was never told that the goal was to make the whole wildfire funding problem into a very attractive investment for the investors community."
The lawsuit is the second filed by Aguirre in less than two weeks. On
Aguirre and Severson are looking to have their lawsuit brought before
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