Australia’s voters reject environmental fantasies

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

Following the recent uprisings in Venezuela and France, the results of Australia’s May 18th election may have put California lawmakers on notice that California’s working class and blue collar voters may also be ready to express their opinions at the polls. In a remarkable and most unexpected outcome, Australia’s conservative Prime Minister Scott Morrison has […]

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California’s Legislature continues to dance around the Transparency pricing at the pump issue

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

For decades, blue collar workers have been complaining about the high cost of fuels in California.  And for decades the legislature has tiptoed around the issue of exposing the truth behind why the price of fuels in the state is so much higher than what the rest of the country regularly pays at the pump. […]

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California Democrats Fail to Denounce the Egregious Proliferation of Child Labor in the EV supply chain

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

In an April 23rd Press Release, California Assemblywoman Melissa Melendez, R-Lake Elsinore, announced that her Assembly Bill 735, at which this writer testified in favor of on April 22nd, the Air Quality Improvement Program: Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, which stops the use of child labor in the supply chains of electric vehicles, failed in the […]

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California Lawmakers want to perpetuate the state as a U.S. National Security Risk

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

Somehow Californians are proud (or oblivious) to the fact that the state is already a National Security Risk to America as both California’s in-state crude oil production, and Alaskan oil imports are both in-decline to meet the States’ energy needs. Shockingly, according to the California Energy Commission, California increased crude oil imports from foreign countries […]

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SCAQMD actions will get more dollars from blue collars

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

I can’t for the life of me figure out what beef the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has against local businesses and blue collar pocketbooks.  It’s like the Hatfields vs the McCoys vs the McCoys. At every turn of the stone the District is taking potshots at industries moseying down the road minding […]

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California using Band-Aids for Homeless Wounds

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

The problem with the California economy is not greenness.  It’s homelessness.  Get these people off our streets first.  Make living like a human being affordable again. If there is no incentive to work, why work. Every year there are over 2,500+ new bills expected to fill the annual calendar of the 80 Assemblymen and 40 […]

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The Green Ethical Supply Chain is not yet Transparent

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

As auto giants scale up EV production in earnest, they’re in a race to lock down crucial battery supplies. Before you purchase your EV from a major global automaker have you read and confirmed that they are in compliance with The California Transparency in Supply Chains Act SB657? It’s not in the best interests of […]

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California’s Opportunity to encourage more Investments in Education

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

To facilitate the financing of your students’ education, the Federal government has set up the 529 plan for each State to implement. The “529″ refers to the section of the Internal Revenue Code that created these college savings plans. A 529 College Savings Plan is a tax-advantaged way for families to save money for education-related […]

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California Lawmakers Want More Dollars from Blue Collars

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

Blue collars in California are once again being targeted by lawmakers with a multitude of new taxes on the energy industry that will trickle into their pocketbooks. Our current slate of lawmakers are aware from the California’s Legislative Analyst’s Office reports that personal income tax liability is concentrated among its top earners. Shockingly, almost 70% […]

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California’s Scary Trends for Funds and Energy

Ronald Stein
Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California

Everyone knows that one should not concentrate all efforts and resources in one area as one could lose everything thus the proverb to “not put all his eggs in one basket”. We all know that California does not follow the norm, but sets its own path for determining what amount of tax revenue actually goes into the general fund and what kind of energy, […]

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