A booming, bipartisan coalition of Valley officials sought to capture the initiative and serve as a tipping point to convince Gov. Gavin Newsom to change course amid state’s ever-worsening drought.
Westlands Water District has a new man helming its Board of Directors, but not without a contested vote.
The Stockton legislator penned a letter to Newsom adding to the dog pile, citing the benefits of declaring a drought emergency with the focus on long-term solutions.
If approved, the bill from Rep. Jim Costa (D–Fresno) will steer $653 million in Federal funds to restore the capacity of three canals in the Central Valley.
When it comes to supplying California’s water to those responsible for feeding the nation, every one has an opinon – and an expectation of three square meals per day.