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Ag Today Friday, March 27, 2015

Legislature approves $1 billion drought package [San Francisco Chronicle] The California Assembly approved a $1 billion plan Thursday to bring immediate relief for communities hit hardest by the drought and to move long-term water projects along more quickly. Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced the plan last week, and it now heads to the governor for final approval. The Senate approved the plan Wednesday….In addition to the $1 billion authorized by AB91, the Legislature passed a companion bill, AB92, on Thursday that grants additional authority to the Department of Fish and Wildlife to allow the agency to issue fines...

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Ag Today Friday, March 27, 2015

Legislature approves $1 billion drought package [San Francisco Chronicle] The California Assembly approved a $1 billion plan Thursday to bring immediate relief for communities hit hardest by the drought and to move long-term water projects along more quickly. Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced the plan last week, and it now heads to the governor for final approval. The Senate approved the plan Wednesday….In addition to the $1 billion authorized by AB91, the Legislature passed a companion bill, AB92, on Thursday that grants additional authority to the Department of Fish and Wildlife to allow the agency to issue fines...

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Ag Today Friday, March 27, 2015

Legislature approves $1 billion drought package [San Francisco Chronicle] The California Assembly approved a $1 billion plan Thursday to bring immediate relief for communities hit hardest by the drought and to move long-term water projects along more quickly. Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced the plan last week, and it now heads to the governor for final approval. The Senate approved the plan Wednesday….In addition to the $1 billion authorized by AB91, the Legislature passed a companion bill, AB92, on Thursday that grants additional authority to the Department of Fish and Wildlife to allow the agency to issue fines...

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Ag Today Friday, March 27, 2015

Legislature approves $1 billion drought package [San Francisco Chronicle] The California Assembly approved a $1 billion plan Thursday to bring immediate relief for communities hit hardest by the drought and to move long-term water projects along more quickly. Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced the plan last week, and it now heads to the governor for final approval. The Senate approved the plan Wednesday….In addition to the $1 billion authorized by AB91, the Legislature passed a companion bill, AB92, on Thursday that grants additional authority to the Department of Fish and Wildlife to allow the agency to issue fines...

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Ag Today Friday, March 27, 2015

Legislature approves $1 billion drought package [San Francisco Chronicle] The California Assembly approved a $1 billion plan Thursday to bring immediate relief for communities hit hardest by the drought and to move long-term water projects along more quickly. Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced the plan last week, and it now heads to the governor for final approval. The Senate approved the plan Wednesday….In addition to the $1 billion authorized by AB91, the Legislature passed a companion bill, AB92, on Thursday that grants additional authority to the Department of Fish and Wildlife to allow the agency to issue fines...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 26, 2015

Senate approves $1 billion water plan amid drought [Associated Press] The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer some relief to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California. The Senate voted 35-1 on a bill accelerating infrastructure spending, including $660 million on flood protection. An accompanying measure that authorized fines for illegal water diversions passed on a 24-14 party-line vote, with Republicans opposed….The emergency legislation also cracks down on water-guzzling marijuana farms by authorizing state fish and wildlife officials to fine growers up to $8,000 for illegally taking water….Republican lawmakers...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 26, 2015

Senate approves $1 billion water plan amid drought [Associated Press] The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer some relief to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California. The Senate voted 35-1 on a bill accelerating infrastructure spending, including $660 million on flood protection. An accompanying measure that authorized fines for illegal water diversions passed on a 24-14 party-line vote, with Republicans opposed….The emergency legislation also cracks down on water-guzzling marijuana farms by authorizing state fish and wildlife officials to fine growers up to $8,000 for illegally taking water….Republican lawmakers...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 26, 2015

Senate approves $1 billion water plan amid drought [Associated Press] The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer some relief to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California. The Senate voted 35-1 on a bill accelerating infrastructure spending, including $660 million on flood protection. An accompanying measure that authorized fines for illegal water diversions passed on a 24-14 party-line vote, with Republicans opposed….The emergency legislation also cracks down on water-guzzling marijuana farms by authorizing state fish and wildlife officials to fine growers up to $8,000 for illegally taking water….Republican lawmakers...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 26, 2015

Senate approves $1 billion water plan amid drought [Associated Press] The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer some relief to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California. The Senate voted 35-1 on a bill accelerating infrastructure spending, including $660 million on flood protection. An accompanying measure that authorized fines for illegal water diversions passed on a 24-14 party-line vote, with Republicans opposed….The emergency legislation also cracks down on water-guzzling marijuana farms by authorizing state fish and wildlife officials to fine growers up to $8,000 for illegally taking water….Republican lawmakers...

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Ag Today Thursday, March 26, 2015

Senate approves $1 billion water plan amid drought [Associated Press] The state Senate on Wednesday approved a $1 billion proposal to speed up spending on water projects and offer some relief to residents and wildlife in drought-stricken California. The Senate voted 35-1 on a bill accelerating infrastructure spending, including $660 million on flood protection. An accompanying measure that authorized fines for illegal water diversions passed on a 24-14 party-line vote, with Republicans opposed….The emergency legislation also cracks down on water-guzzling marijuana farms by authorizing state fish and wildlife officials to fine growers up to $8,000 for illegally taking water….Republican lawmakers...

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