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CA legislators join vote to end federal shutdown

The 16-day federal government shutdown is over, and America’s borrowing limit has been raised following an 81-19 vote in the Senate and a 285-144 vote in the House. President Obama signed the measure into law shortly after midnight. The fight

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The congresswoman who betrayed her Central Valley hometown 8

June 14, 2013 By Chris Reed A Democratic congresswoman from California wants you to know she cares about some poor people — the ones who use food stamps. This is from the Bee: “Doris Matsui of Sacramento on Wednesday pledged

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Obama, Boxer, Feinstein still shorting Central Valley farm water

July 5, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, both California Democrats, are still shorting water to Central Valley farmers by vowing to kill H.R. 1837 in the U.S. Senate. That’s the San Joaquin Valley Water Reliability Act sponsored by

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Water reform re-Hatched in U.S. Senate 4

April 26, 2012 By Wayne Lusvardi On Wednesday April 25, Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, introduced an omnibus energy and federal land use bill.  It would combine bills that have passed through the House but have stalled in the Senate. Part

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Feinstein Ends Truce, Restarts Water Wars 18

MARCH 29, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California’s water wars are back. U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., sent a letter to the Association of California Water Agencies late Tuesday March 27 again pitting North against South. The letter stated Feinstein was

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Feinstein Waves White Flag in Water War 15

MARCH 12, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI In California’s historical water wars force and fraud typically prevail during battle. The consent of the governed only emerges when there is a necessity for peace and compromise. On March 9. U.S. Senator Dianne

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CA Dems Push Sham River ‘Consensus’ 18

FEB. 29, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI The waters are being roiled again in the Delta. The roiling concerns H.R. 1837, the Republican-backed San Joaquin River Reliability Act currently pending before the U.S. House of Representatives. Northern California Rep. John Garamendi,

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HR 1837 Bill Reignites Water War 16

FEB. 22, 2012 By WAYNE LUSVARDI California’s historic water social contract been held together by force, fraud and sometimes the consent of the governed.  The result has been Northern California giving up water to Central Valley farmers and Southern California

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