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CA GOP cheers federal support for new water bills

  Central California residents, long hoping for federal water reform, have begun to see some movement from Washington.  Rep. David Valadao, R-Calif., has rolled out language designed to “build on last year’s legislation that was loved by farmers and loathed by

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CalWatchdog Morning Read – September 16

City College of SF ballot measure shows financial woes not gone yet State proposes more water for fish, less for farms, cities If pot is legalized, where would all that tax revenue go? How will the expanded farmworker overtime law affect

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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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Feinstein Ends Truce, Restarts Water Wars

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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CA Dems Push Sham River ‘Consensus’

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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