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    Sep 04 2014

    News Worth Noting: Assemblyman Logue urges Governor not to sign groundwater legislation, legal analysis on groundwater legislation, San Joaquin River Restoration Program reports now available

    Assemblyman Logue urges Governor Brown not to sign groundwater legislation:  “North State Assemblyman and Chief Minority Whip, Dan Logue, along with a bi-partisan group of legislators, sent a letter to Governor Jerry Brown urging him to veto SB 1168, SB 1319 and AB 1739, bills that were passed last week during the last day of …

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    Aug 30 2014

    Reactions: Legislators and organizations respond to the passage of groundwater legislation

    Here’s what organizations and legislators are saying about the passage of groundwater legislation, which now awaits the Governor’s signature, listed in alphabetical order: From the Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA): ACWA Applauds Passage of Groundwater Legislation The statewide Association of California Water Agencies (ACWA) hailed final passage today of historic groundwater sustainability legislation in …

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    Aug 29 2014

    This just in … Bill package to protect groundwater supplies passes California Assembly

    From the office of Senator Fran Pavley: “Today, the California Assembly passed a bill package by Senator Fran Pavley (D-Agoura Hills) and Assemblymember Dickinson to sustainably manage California’s groundwater for the first time. The three bill package including SB 1168 (Pavley), SB 1319 (Pavley) and AB 1739 (Dickinson) would initiate groundwater sustainability planning and programs …

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    Aug 28 2014

    Reactions: State legislators on the Senate passage of groundwater legislation

    Here’s what the legislators have to say about the Senate’s passage of groundwater legislation: From Senator Tom Berryhill: “Senator Tom Berryhill (R- Twain Harte) issued the following statement on legislation to regulate groundwater: “It took us more than 10 years to come up with a water bond that works for all of California.  To tell …

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    Aug 27 2014

    Statement from the California Water Foundation on California Senate Vote to Advance Groundwater Legislation

    The California Water Foundation (CWF) issued the following statement from Executive Director Lester Snow after the California State Senate voted 26-1 to advance AB 1739, which now moves to the Assembly floor for a concurrence vote: “We praise the work of the Senate for their leadership and good sense to advance this bill. Today’s bipartisan …

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    Aug 25 2014

    Supporters of groundwater reform unveil modified California state flag to illustrate need for action; Effort urges lawmakers to pass groundwater bills

    From the California Water Foundation: Heading into the final week of the state’s legislative session, the California Water Foundation unveiled a modified California state flag that features a desert camel instead of a grizzly bear to illustrate the severity of the state’s groundwater crisis and urge lawmakers to pass groundwater management legislation. Over the course …

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    Aug 14 2014

    Reactions to water bond: Legislators and interest groups respond

    Here are reactions to the water bond.  Given the late hour of the passage of the water bond, there will be more statements issued this morning, surely, which I will add to this post. As always, the statements are listed in alphabetical order: From the Association of California Water Agencies: The Association of California Water …

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    Aug 14 2014

    Governor Brown Signs Legislation to Put Water Bond Before Voters (Corrected Links)

    From the Office of the Governor: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today signed legislation to put a comprehensive water bond before voters this November. “Water is the lifeblood of any civilization and for California it’s the precondition of healthy rivers, valleys, farms and a strong economy,” said Governor Brown. “With this water bond, legislators from …

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    Aug 13 2014

    This just in … Fresno Bee reports water bond passes; $7.5B bond heads to Governor’s office

    From the Fresno Bee: “California voters will be asked to authorize $7.5 billion to bolster the state’s water supply, infrastructure and ecosystems in November, as lawmakers and Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday struck a long-sought deal to move a new water bond to the ballot. An extraordinary drought that has strained California’s water supply spurred …

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    Aug 13 2014

    This just in … Article to note: California Water Bond Deal Reached At Capitol; Watch the vote this evening

    From Capital Public Radio: “The deal with Governor Jerry Brown was reached in principle this morning and refined during the last few hours. If approved by voters this fall, it would set aside $2.7 billion for surface storage projects like dams and reservoirs. Democratic Senator Lois Wolk says the agreement will neither help nor hurt …

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    Aug 12 2014

    This just in … Reactions to water bond: ACWA and Speaker Toni Atkins say yes; Restore the Delta says no

    Here are the latest reactions to the water bond: From ACWA: “ACWA Executive Director Timothy Quinn today issued the following statement on recent developments on a 2014 California Water Bond: “ACWA applauds the recent progress on developing a smaller, more viable water bond for the November 2014 ballot.  As California experiences one of the worst …

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    Aug 12 2014

    This just in … Wolk endorses new revised $7 billion water bond; Points to agreement to protect the Delta and prevent funding of Delta Tunnels

    From the office of Senator Lois Wolk: State Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) today announced her support and agreement to author the Governor’s proposal for a $7 billion water bond for this November’s ballot, replacing the $11 billion bond now on the ballot as Proposition 43.  The new bond is contained in SB 866 by Senators …

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    Aug 11 2014

    Governor’s statement on today’s water bond developments; reactions from Senator Feinstein, interest groups

    Governor Brown released the following statement: Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement after signing legislation to extend the deadline to place a new water bond on the November ballot and renumber the Rainy Day Fund ballot measure: “Today’s legislative action provides additional time to get an acceptable water bond — one …

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    Aug 11 2014

    This just in … Here’s the text for Governor Brown’s compromise bond proposal

    It is here:  gov bond language 081114 UPDATE:  More on today’s developments Governor’s statement on today’s water bond developments; reactions from Senator Feinstein, interest groups   ——————————————– Get the Notebook blog by email and you’ll always be one of the first to know! Sign up for daily emails and get all the Notebook’s aggregated and …

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    Aug 11 2014

    Water bond update: Lawmakers poised to vote this afternoon to extend deadline on water bond; Gov. Brown floats new bond compromise

    From Capital Public Radio; “California lawmakers are poised to vote Monday afternoon to extend Monday’s deadline for the Secretary of State’s office to print November election voter guides. The 48-hour extension would give Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders more time to negotiate a replacement to the $11 billion water bond on the November ballot. …

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