Last week’s post on the ongoing saga regarding California’s Water Bond did not discuss the June 26th deadline for the California Legislature to find a substitute for the $11.14 billion water bond on this November ballot. What are the Legislature’s options? There are many. Continue reading
The California Legislature will recess today without achieving a long-standing and urgent objective: find a substitute for the $11.14 billion water bond on this November’s ballot. In a July 1st interview with Capitol Public Radio, Assembly Speaker Atkins (D-San Diego) said that a water bond deal can be reached in August if interest groups accept less money than they want.
Given California’s tradition of state funding of water, this is a tall order:
Can California’s water establishment reinvent themselves in a few weeks? Continue reading