“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 the governor’s twin tunnel project – a project bitterly opposed by the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta voters she represents.
“This bond does a great deal of good for everyone and harms no one – and I can say that with confidence,” Wolk said. … “