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Water relief is on the way – if Congress works together

Published: 
Mon, 09/12/2016 (All day)

A recent study by UC Davis confirmed that the Central Valley continues to suffer the brunt of the drought, to the tune of $630 million this year and $5.5 billion over the past three years. Farmers have fallowed more than 1 million acres of land, and 42,000 people have lost their jobs.

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Gov. Jerry Brown hails sweeping climate legislation, plans to sign both measures into law

Published: 
Wed, 08/31/2016 (All day)

Flanked by legislative leaders, Gov. Jerry Brown said new measures approved on Wednesday would be a milestone for the state's climate change policies.