NOTE: If you know of any more candidate positions, let us know so we can add/update. Gavin Newsom – Anti-tunnels Story from LA Times (2/15/15) “The delta twin tunnels, as presently envisioned, also likely would be buried. Those are Gov. Jerry Brown's two big legacy-builders. But Brown will be termed out after 2018, and Lt. Gov. Newsom's goal is to succeed him. The two Democrats see eye-to-eye on many things, but not on the train or the tunnels.” Delaine Eastin – Anti-tunnels From an interview with LA Times (7/20/17) “While I disagree with the twin tunnels, most of his environmental decisions have been pretty good. I wish, though, that he had banned fracking. On the issue [...]
The hardest part of our job is encouraging you, our members, to respond to government processes that induce weariness in even the hardiest public policy geeks in California. But that is what the Brown Administration, Metropolitan Water District, Kern County Water Agency, and Westlands are counting on: that if approvals for the Delta tunnels are buried in plans, amendments, and long tedious documents, that means they can push the project through without public opposition.
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Update: Thanks to your help we reached 4,235 signatures in 19 days. Of these signatures, about 5% of these were out of state and the other 4,000 signatures represented a vast amount of Californian counties, from north towards Oregon and south towards San Diego. We recognize that our work would not be possible without contributions from people like you. Can you make a mid-year donation to keep us strong through the end of the year?. Dear Supporters, The hardest part of our job is encouraging you, our members, to respond to government processes that induce weariness in even the hardiest public policy geeks in California. But that is what the Brown Administration, Metropolitan Water District, Kern County Water [...]
According to the latest meeting materials from the San Luis Delta-Mendota Water Authority (SLDMWA), it appears that Santa Clara Valley Water District was the only SLDMWA member agency that voted to provide the Department of Water Resources with additional funding for the Planning Phase of Califorina WaterFix. This after Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Members have stated at public meetings that they were not going forward with CA WaterFix planning until a finance plan was made available for the project and after further public discussion. Please contact your Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Member and let them know of your opposition to funding for more planning of CA WaterFix (the Delta tunnels). Let them know of your [...]