RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution calling on Gov. Gavin Newsom to postpone by at least two years a new environmental regulation that is expected to significantly drive up home prices throughout the region, at a time when affordability is already an issue. "This is a hit right in the face if we're trying to create more housing,'' Supervisor Jeff Hewitt said. "This is crazy. It goes against all logic.'' Hewitt and the other four members of the Board of Supervisors were of the same mind regarding the implementation of guidelines under Senate Bill 743, a 2013 law authored by then-Sen. Darrell Steinberg. The bill's provisions are slated to go into full effect on July 1. Under the new SB 743 rules, whenever an environmental impact repo
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