The Berkeley, Calif., City Council has unanimously voted to ban all new low-rise residential buildings from using natural gas. The buildings must have all-electric utilities. Council members say the move is aimed at combating global warming. The law also creates a $273,341-a-year post in the city's Building and Safety Division to implement the natural gas ban.
Sex offender registries are cruel and unjust.
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The real motive for laws like this has nothing to do with scissors and glue. It's all about protectionism.
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A previous version of the tax was repealed a month after it was passed in 2018.