An update on the 2014 water bond

Earlier this month, the Metropolitan Water District’s Communications and Legislation Committee was updated on the status of the 2014 water bond. Metropolitan’s Legislative Advocate Kathy Cole began her presentation by pointing out that trillions of dollars will be needed over the next 20 years to modernize, repair and expand the nation’s water and wastewater infrastructure, and traditional funding mechanisms, such […]

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Maven’s Minutes: The Senate Select Committee hearing: The Next Decade in the Delta

On Monday, October 15th, Senator Lois Wolk, Chair of the Senate Select Committee on Delta Stewardship and Sustainability, held a hearing at the Contra Costa County Administration Building in Martinez. The hearing, titled “The Next Decade in the Delta”, highlighted the efforts and successes of recent Delta stakeholder coalitions. Calling it a step forward, Senator Wolk said: “We’re going to […]

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John Laird talks about pork, the water bond, and Bay Delta Conservation Plan

John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources, recently spoke at a meeting in Loomis, where he discussed the water bond and the Bay Delta Conservation Plan. After opening with some stories from his days in the legislature and praise for the establishment and achievements of the Sierra Conservancy, John Laird talked about the water bond.  Now moved to 2014, Mr. Laird […]

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