Governor Newsom Statement on Passage of AB 1054: Wildfire Safety & Accountability Legislation 

SACRAMENTO – Governor Gavin Newsom issued the following statement today on the Legislature’s passage of Assembly Bill 1054:

“I want to thank the Legislature for taking thoughtful and decisive action to move our state toward a safer, affordable and reliable energy future, provide certainty for wildfire victims and continue California’s progress toward meeting our clean energy goals.

“The rise in catastrophic wildfires fueled by climate change is a direct threat to Californians. Strengthening our state’s wildfire prevention, preparedness and mitigation efforts will continue to be a top priority for my administration and our work with the Legislature.”