SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) – Senate Bill 50, a high-profile proposal that aimed to address California’s housing crisis by encouraging more development near transit and job centers had failed in its final attempt to advance out of the State Senate on Thursday. The measure from State Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) was reconsidered in the Senate chamber after it failed to advance in Wednesday’s session. But the result was the same. While 18 senators voted in support and 15 were opposed, it was short of the 21 aye votes needed. Several senators abstained. “California’s long-term failure to build enough housing is harming millions of Californians, damaging our economy, badly undermining our climate goals, and threatening California’s status as a center of innovation and diversity,” Wiener said in a statement. • ALSO READ: Number Of Californians Moving To Texas Up 36 Percent In A Year “I think the takeaway from the defeat of SB50 is that this is a really hard issue and the aggressive, bold action we need is going to be controversial,” Wiener said during a news conference after the vote. “The reason why it was so controversial … is because it’s a bill that makes significant change.” The bill… Read full this story
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