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Following the Fire: Utilities and Insurance Companies Spend Big Bucks on Lobbying, Campaigns as the State Ponders Liability Laws

Between last year’s deadly wildfires and this summer’s fatal blazes, utilities and insurers with a huge stake in fires’ aftermath have poured more than $3.2 million into California campaign donations, and another $5.2 million into lobbying at the state Capitol—a big spike. Also fiercely lobbying on wildfire bills: plaintiffs attorneys, local governments and electrical worker […]