Senate Dems proposing more legislation that will kill jobs and make things more expensive for consumers. Proud to always stand up and fight against bad bills that hurt our district and the economy. … See MoreSee Less
I was proud to join 15 of my fellow Senators to help kill SB 705, which would have banned styrofoam and plastics being used in to-go food containers. I listened to Senator Hueso and the Democrat leadership this morning as they spoke in favor of this job killing bill, but unlike my cup – their arguments didn’t hold water!
Pactiv is a leading foodservice packaging company with NINE California locations including Fresno and Bakersfield. They employee over 1,100 skilled workers in California and provide their employees with great benefits. Had this bill passed, it would have cost a lot of hardworking people their jobs.
There are better alternatives to a polystyrene ban that won’t result in job loss and economic pain!