1. PG&E Helped Fund the Careers of California Governor and his Wife. Now he Accuses the Utility of 'corporate greed.'

    PG&E Helped Fund the Careers of California Governor and his Wife. Now he Accuses the Utility of 'corporate greed.'

    California Gov. Gavin Newsom has accused his state's largest utility company of mismanaging funds he said it should have used to upgrade an aging electrical grid prone to deadly wildfires. But over the past two decades, Newsom, a Democrat, and his wife have accepted more than $700,000 from the Pacific Gas & Electric Co., its foundation and its employees ...

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    1. As it relates to PG&E, it's about dog-eats-dog capitalism meeting climate change.
    2. Every dollar that PG&E spends on a campaign contribution right now is one they should be spending to hasten the transition to a safer, more distributed electrical grid.
    3. Like many individuals and businesses, PG&E participates in the political process.
    4. If the suggestion is that somehow I am influenced by that, you're wrong.
    5. It is impossible to curry favor with Gavin Newsom.
    6. Doing so will show that he's committed to genuine reform.
    7. You couldn't be mayor in San Francisco without having the backing of PG&E.
    8. If this happens again, PG&E is in real trouble.
    9. I don't think there is any love for PG&E in the legislature, even after they have made those millions of dollars in contributions.
    10. PG&E as we know it may or may not be able to figure this out.
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