The California State Legislature will consider a number of climate change issues during its 2012 session and will influence many aspects of the cap-and-trade program, including revenue allocations, offset rules and other elements of the program design. This session will provide a unique and rarely-seen look at what the issues are and offer insight into how they may play out.
Robert W. Lucas is a registered lobbyist and practicing attorney in the state of California. Mr. Lucas is a graduate of New York University with a Bachelor of Engineering degree and a Juris doctorate from McGeorge School of Law in 1984. Prior to launching Lucas Advocates, Mr. Lucas served eight years in the California Legislature as the principal consultant to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee, the principal consultant to the Assembly Transportation Committee and Consultant to the Subcommittee on Transit and to the Subcommittee on Air Quality.