California Western issues

Anne C. Mulkern



Anne has written extensively about California's climate law, the state's push on renewable power, electric vehicles, drought, and the people leading key energy developments. She's covered issues in Hawaii, Arizona, Oregon and Washington state. She earlier reported on lobbying and influence from E&E News' Washington, D.C., headquarters. She worked previously for The Denver Post's Washington bureau and several California papers including the Orange County Register. She graduated from UCLA.

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Record wildfires set stage for fight over insurance rules

Wildfires that ravaged California neighborhoods late last year triggered more than $9.4 billion in insurance claims, the latest in a spate of increasingly destructive blazes. Now the state's insurance regulator and some lawmakers want to change the rules governing fire insurance as homeowners face potential price spikes and cancellations.