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 a concerted push for a new water bond. Lawmakers moved to replace an $11.1 billion previously slated for the ballot, convinced that voters would reject it. … “
Read more from the Fresno Bee here: California lawmakers reach deal on $7.5 billion water bond
Word from the Governor’s office is that he’ll be signing the bill tonight. Meanwhile, I’ll be compiling and posting reactions in the morning …
Good night 🙂
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