Friday, Jan. 15, 2016

'We'll get it done'

Gov. Brown calls Delta tunnels 'fundamental necessity'

Gov. Jerry Brown released an update Thursday to his plan for how California will manage its water supply in the 21st century. KCRA Sacramento

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Los Angeles Times & Sacramento Bee

Gov. Jerry Brown warned Thursday that if his multibillion-dollar Delta tunnels project fails to move forward, it would deal a "body blow" to the economy. Facing uncertain financing and a ballot measure threatening his $15.5 billion plan, Brown called the project a "fundamental necessity."

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Agencies: Drought rules don't offer enough relief

Capital Public Radio

The State Water Resources Control Board will soon vote on changes that it says somewhat relax the 25 percent statewide conservation mandate. But many urban water suppliers say the regulations don't provide enough relief.

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Californians' top concerns: Drought and economy

Stanford University

As California begins a new year and a hectic legislative session in Sacramento, a new Golden State Poll conducted by the Stanford University-based Hoover Institution finds voters most concerned with the ongoing drought and the state's economic recovery.

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