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New Bill Aims To Increase The Delta's Salmon Population, Decrease Bass

NPR for Central California | July 20, 2016
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Proponents planning a redo of stalled water-train initiative

Los Angeles Times | July 11, 2016
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Group will revamp anti-HSR initiative

Hanford Sentinel | July 5, 2016
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Delays add $63 million to bullet train contract

Los Angeles Times | June 14, 2016
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High-speed rail would divide Lake View Terrace, threaten wildlife, critics say

Los Angeles Daily News | June 8, 2016
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California’s Cap-and-Trade Bubble

Wall Street Journal | May 30, 2016
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California’s Bullet Train to Whenever

Wall Street Journal | May 22, 2016
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California bullet train critics not on board with latest federal update

AMI Newswire | May 20, 2016
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Signatures submitted for Jerry Brown’s criminal justice initiative

Sacramento Bee | May 20, 2016
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Cal High-Speed Rail’s Four-Year Delay Costs $15 Billion

Breitbart | May 20, 2016
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California high-speed rail slips four years behind schedule

Hot Air | May 19, 2016
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Susan Shelley: Bullet train’s latest plan sends your money far afield

Los Angeles Daily News | May 17, 2016
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George Boardman: Thanks to state bureaucrats, the California dream full of potholes

The Union | May 15, 2016
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When Water Policy Kills Farming, Consumers Will Pay the Price

Breitbart | May 15, 2016
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California's train of fraught

Orange County Register | May 15, 2016
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Water Bond Not Designed to Fund Cutting Edge Projects, Officials Say

NBC Bay Area | May 13, 2016
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California, FRA kick off environmental review of high-speed rail system

Progressive Railroading | May 10, 2016
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San Joaquin River - Call for more dams is short-sighted

Sacramento Bee | May 9, 2016
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Bullet in the Back (Yard)

SCV News | May 7, 2016
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Should California’s striped bass be vilified as native-fish killers?

Sacramento Bee | May 6, 2016
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Editorial Californians deserve more transparency on bullet train finances

The Los Angeles Times | May 5, 2016
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Californians deserve more transparency on bullet train finances

LA Times | May 4, 2016
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Temperance Flat is answer to lawsuit’s doubletalk

The Modesto Bee | May 3, 2016
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Key Argument on Revenue Bond Initiative Debated

Fox & Hounds | May 3, 2016
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Is Brownism Defeating Brown?

Fox & Hounds | May 3, 2016
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Ted Cruz: ‘Environmental Policies’ Kill California Jobs over ‘Bait Fish’

Breitbart | May 1, 2016
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California’s Political Water Wars Heat Up

Free Republic | April 30, 2016
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Who is blocking 29 million in Los Angeles from getting water, and Why Can’t California Farmers Get the Water They Need?

Canada Free Press | April 30, 2016
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Del Beccaro: My Plan to Solve California’s Water Crisis

Breitbart | April 29, 2016
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Initiative costs undermine original intent

Hanford Sentinel | April 29, 2016
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Revised California High Speed Rail Plan Will Send Train To San Jose

CBA Sacramento | April 28, 2016
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California water board denies bias claims in Delta tunnels dispute

The Sacramento Bee | April 25, 2016
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Lawmakers pump the brakes after Gov. Jerry Brown goes full throttle on pet projects

Los Angeles Times | April 25, 2016
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Cities Look for New Ways to Meet Demand for Water Supplies

The Wall Street Journal | April 24, 2016
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California’s New Desalination Plant Wins International Award

Breitbart | April 24, 2016
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California desperately needs new surface storage

Sacramento Bee | April 23, 2016
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Lawsuit accuses regulators of loosening Sacramento Delta water rules

Sacramento Bee | April 22, 2016
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EDITORIAL: Open the books on the bullet train

The Press-Enterprise | April 22, 2016
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Feds may ease fish population goals

Merced Sun-Star | April 20, 2016
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Bullet train agency is expected to go forward with business plan despite widespread criticism

Los Angeles Times | April 20, 2016
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Delta pumping to Southern California restricted despite rainy winter

The Sacramento Bee | April 16, 2016
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Lake Oroville within 18 feet of crest

Oroville MR | April 15, 2016
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California’s Water Injustice

Wall Street Journal | April 14, 2016
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California’s High-Speed Rail Authority Wins Dishonor of the California Golden Fleece Award

Independent Institute | April 13, 2016
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California drought fears ease, don’t vanish, with rain

The Sacramento Bee | April 13, 2016
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GOP should drop effort to gut Endangered Species Act

The Sacramento Bee | April 13, 2016
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Tea Party Patriot’s View: Water, water everywhere… but it’s going to cost you big time

Redlands Daily Facts | April 13, 2016
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Why Can’t California Farmers Get the Water They Need?

Flash Report | April 11, 2016
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How signature-gathering draws big bucks in election season

KPCC | April 9, 2016
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Another View: Better water plan would yield billions of gallons a year

Sacramento Bee | April 9, 2016
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Trying to Get Water to California but Torpedoed by Regulators

Wall Street Journal | April 8, 2016
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Rate increases needed to meet water needs

San Diego Tribune | April 8, 2016
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More water means no water transfers, despite shortage in Southern California

The Daily Democrat | April 7, 2016
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NEW MELONES RESERVOIR | Fish flows prompt outcry from Mother Lode

The Union Democrat | April 6, 2016
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U.S., state officials sign unusual pact to tear down Klamath dams in Oregon, California

Orange County Register | April 6, 2016
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Merced drafts letter denouncing new HSR plans

Merced Sun-Star | April 6, 2016
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California Focus: While SMART chugs ahead, high-speed-rail is way off track

Sonoma Index-Tribune | April 5, 2016
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Evolving California High Speed Rail Now Degraded To Only A Commuter Train!

Fox & Hounds | April 1, 2016
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The Water War & The Cost to African-American Communities

Inland Valley News | April 1, 2016
Also featured in the Sacramento Observer and Black Voice News
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Minimum Water

Sacramento Bee | April 1, 2016
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California’s most pressing need still is water supply

Fresno Bee | April 1, 2016
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How Sad! No Amount of Rain or Snow Will Fix California’s Water Woes

City Watch | March 31, 2016
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Calling bullet train a sham, fraud, City Council goes on record against interim station near Shafter

The Bakersfield Californian | March 30, 2016
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BALLOT MEASURES: Why your signature is worth more than ever

The Press Enterprise | March 30, 2016
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High-speed rail money risks come under Assembly scrutiny

Fresno Bee | March 28, 2016
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CALIFORNIA WATER 4 ALL INITIATIVE STILL ON FOR 2016, WITH 2018 AS BACKUP PLAN

California Ag Today | March 28, 2016
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Changes could add hundreds of millions of dollars to first 29 miles of bullet train

Los Angeles Times | March 28, 2016
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California lawmakers to scrutinize new bullet-train plans

The News & Observer | March 28, 2016
Also in the San Jose Mercury
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Feinstein, Republicans ask Obama for more water pumping from Sacramento Delta

Sacramento Bee | March 24, 2016
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Largest California reservoirs releasing water for flood safety

Sacramento Bee | March 23, 2016
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LA County cities have a $20 billion storm water cleanup bill but they want help

San Gabriel Valley Tribune | March 22, 2016
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San Francisco Steps Up as Pelli Designed Transit Hub Costs Surge

Bloomberg | March 22, 2016
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Fight over senior water rights splashes into the Capitol

SF Gate | March 21, 2016
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Merced council irked by HSR changes

Merced Sun-Star | March 21, 2016
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Light rail doing fine but high speed train plan may derail

Redding Record | March 21, 2016
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Practical, plus high-tech solutions can ease California’s water crisis

Sacramento Bee | March 20, 2016
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Key questions in water rights hearing

RecordNet.com | March 19, 2016
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Other View: Dispelling the murk: Passing measure is fastest ‘yes’ for Sites Reservoir

Appeal Democrat | March 19, 2016
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Another View: Half-truths disguise true drought impacts

Sacramento Bee | March 19, 2016
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George Pataki, ex-governor of New York, headlines Tri-Cities gathering

Tri-City Herald | March 19, 2016
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Local farm groups face off over water/ rail ballot measure

Visalia Times Delta | March 18, 2016
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California's High Speed Rail System Just Isn't Economic: Kill It, Kill It Now

Forbes | March 18, 2016
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California analyst: High-speed rail lacks spending details

Fresno Bee | March 17, 2016
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Dan Walters: California bullet train a moving target for analysis

Fresno Bee | March 17, 2016
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Kings County Farm Bureau endorses water ballot initiative

The Business Journal | March 16, 2016
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EDITORIAL: Don't railroad landowners

The Press Enterprise | March 16, 2016
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Loss of water during storms causes frustration

AgAlert | March 16, 2016
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California water cutbacks draw flood of complaints as reservoirs rise

Reuters | March 15, 2016
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OPINION: Taxpayers need to derail bullet-train debacle

Orange County Register | March 12, 2016
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Desperate Rail Gambit

City Journal | March 11, 2016
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PD Editorial: Another threat to fishing communities

Press Democrat | March 11, 2016
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As rain falls in California, tensions rise over who gets the water

Sacramento Bee | March 11, 2016
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Feinstein calls for increased pumping during storms

Western Farm Press | March 11, 2016
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Kill high-speed rail and spend the money on reservoirs? Proposed California ballot measure sparks debate

San Jose Mercury | March 10, 2016
Also in the Monterey Herald and the Santa Cruz Sentinel.
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Proposed California Ballot Initiative Would Divert High Speed Rail and Water Bond Money

Capital Public Radio | March 10, 2016
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High-Speed Rail Clears Legal Hurdle — For Now

Breitbart | March 10, 2016
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El Niño’s not enough—Storage is a vital part of California water game plan

California Economic Summit | March 10, 2016
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California High-Speed Rail Line Faces Timing, Funding Questions

Product, Design & Development | March 9, 2016
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Editorial: We’re already paying for Sites by not having built it

Chico Enterprise-Record | March 8, 2016
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Caltrain electrification hits funding snag: Sale of high-speed rail bonds delayed, could affect local improvements

The Daily Journal | March 4, 2016
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Billions of gallons needlessly flushed out to sea

Orange County Register | March 4, 2016
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The bullet train is troubled, but it's necessary

LA Times | March 4, 2016
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Batteries Not Included

SCV | March 4, 2016
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California's Bullet Train Just Gets Better and Better

Mother Jones | March 4, 2016
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New bullet train plan delays opening of the first leg by three years

LA Times | March 4, 2016
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Funding for high-speed rail is pure fantasy

San Jose Mercury | March 3, 2016
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Follow the High-speed Rail Money: $8 Billion and 6 Years Later

The Truth About Cars | March 3, 2016
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Is California's high-speed rail system still the plan voters approved 8 years ago?

Silicon Valley Business Journal | March 2, 2016
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Aubrey Bettencourt: Truth propels ‘Water not Train’ ballot measure

The Fresno Bee | Feb. 29, 2016
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Group Wants to Fund Water, not Train

California Planning & Development Report | Feb. 29, 2016
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Dan Walters: Are California ballot measures contracts?

The Sacramento Bee | Feb. 28, 2016
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Bullet train built on fantasy: Jon Coupal

The Sun | Feb. 24, 2016
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Other Voices: High-speed rail effort must get going now

The Desert Sun | Feb. 24, 2016
Originally published in the SF Chronicle | Also published in the Merced Sun-Star
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Proponents in Washington promote California’s bullet train

SF Gate | Feb. 24, 2016
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California Editorial Roundup

Merced Sun- Star | Feb. 21, 2016
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California High Speed Rail 2016 Business Plan — A Huge Fraud

Fox & Hounds | Feb. 19, 2016
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Mercury News editorial: High-speed rail still a boondoggle, even if supposedly coming to San Jose

San Jose Mercury News | Feb. 19, 2016
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Group Works to Shift Bullet Train Money to Water Storage

KFBK/KOGO | Feb. 18, 2016
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Cost of California bullet train's Central Valley leg projected to grow by $260 million

LA Times | Feb. 16, 2016
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Water will be hot topic at SETCO meeting; film ‘Dead Harvest” to be shown

Porterville Recorder | Feb. 16, 2016
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Proposal would shift bullet train funding for use on new water projects

LA Times | Feb. 15, 2016
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Lawsuit contends the California bullet train project is violating state law

LA Times | Feb. 12, 2016
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Is California Infrastructure About Taxes or Priorities?

Reason.com | Feb. 12, 2016
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The slow pace of building California's high-speed rail

89.3 KPCC | Feb. 5, 2016
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California extends mandatory water cuts despite growing snowpack

The Sacramento Bee | Feb. 2, 2016
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Brown should shift focus to water storage

Lake County Record-Bee | Jan. 26, 2016
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Attorney General Harris ‘Green Lights’ Signature Gathering Effort for High­-Speed Rail Funds to Water Storage

AgNet West | Jan. 26, 2016
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California's high-speed rail project is in big trouble

Business Insider | Jan. 26, 2016
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Water Storage Amendment Cleared to Gather Signatures

KMJ Now | Jan. 26, 2016
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CALIFORNIA WATER PRIORITIES INITIATIVE GETS GREEN LIGHT FROM ATTORNEY GENERAL

California Ag Today | Jan. 26, 2016
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Audit the California High Speed Rail Authority

Fox & Hounds | Jan. 21, 2016
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Editorial: Brown should focus on water storage, not tunnels and trains

Chico Enterprise-Record | Jan. 20, 2016
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LEGISLATIVE ANALYST COMPLETES REVIEW OF CALIFORNIA WATER PRIORITIES BALLOT MEASURE

California Ag Today | Jan. 20, 2016
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EDITORIAL: Public transit should be practical

PRESS-ENTERPRISE EDITORIAL | Jan. 18, 2016
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Farmers - no irrigation water in 2016

ABC News - Associated Press | Jan. 18, 2016
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News Worth Noting: Poll shows CA voters would redirect High Speed Rail funds to water storage projects

Maven's Notebook | Jan. 15, 2016
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Water Deeply Executive Summary for January 15

Water Deeply | Jan. 15, 2016
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Californians don’t share some of Gov. Jerry Brown’s top priorities, new Hoover Institution poll finds

Santa Cruz Sentinel | Jan. 15, 2016
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Poll: Californians don't share some of Gov. Jerry Brown's top priorities

The San Jose Mercury News | Jan. 15, 2016
Also featured in the Contra Costa Times
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Poll: Californians Want to Ditch High-Speed Rail for Water Storage

Breitbart | Jan. 15, 2016
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Costs rise for moving utility lines in construction of bullet train

Los Angeles Times | Jan. 12, 2016
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California’s Water Politics | Letter to the Editor

The New York Times | Jan. 11, 2016
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When Will California's Drought End?

KQED Science | Jan. 11, 2016
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What Does El Niño Precipitation Mean For California Drought?

NPR | Jan. 10, 2016
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El Niño-fueled storms will put dent in California drought

USA Today | Jan. 6, 2016
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El Niño rains get L.A. River roaring to life

Los Angeles Times | Jan. 6, 2016
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Lou Prusinovski: California needs to solve its own water problems

Record Searchlight | Jan. 2, 2016
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Water and Power: How to store California's water?

The Los Angeles Times | Dec. 29, 2015
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Controversial sale of Delta islands runs into problems

The Sacramento Bee | Dec. 28, 2015
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Is the era of dam-building over? Backers of several major projects say it shouldn't be.

The Los Angeles Times | Dec. 27, 2015
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Damage from sinking land costing California billions

Associated Press | Dec. 27, 2015
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High-speed rail: The next step

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal | Dec. 25, 2015
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Public Projects in Turmoil: The Saga Of The Bay Bridge, Delta Tunnels, and High Speed Rail Would Make A Compelling Reality TV Show

JD Supra | Dec. 23, 2015
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California Wants to Store Water for Farmers, but Struggles Over How to Do It

The New York Times | Dec. 21, 2015
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Bullet train must comply with Prop. 1A

Fresno Bee | Dec. 20, 2015
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California Water Ballot Initiative May Go To Voters in Nov. 2016

California Ag Today | Dec. 18, 2015
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California EPA: 300,000 Without Access To Clean Drinking Water

Sacramento Bee | Dec. 5, 2015
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Farmers & Experts See Drought as Rule, Not Exception - The New Normal

Miami Herald | Dec. 4, 2015
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An Idea to Stop the High Speed Rail Boondoggle

The DeMaio Report | Dec. 3, 2015
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California needs water, not bullet trains: George Runner and Bob Huff

Los Angeles Daily News | Dec. 1, 2015
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California needs water, not bullet trains: George Runner and Bob Huff

Daily Breeze | Dec. 1, 2015
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Israel Invests in Desalinization; California Builds High-Speed Rail

The Weekly Standard | Dec. 1, 2015
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Congress to Hold Hearings on High-Speed Rail

Breitbart | Nov. 28, 2015
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Aubrey Bettencourt on The Water Priorities Ballot Initiative

California Ag Today | Nov. 24, 2015
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Proposed Ballot Initiative Would Shift Funds from Rail to Water Storage

California Planning & Development Report | Nov. 23, 2015
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California’s priority should be water, not high-speed rail

The Sacramento Bee | Nov. 22, 2015
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The Riverside Press-Enterprise on two key initiatives that voters could decide on in 2016

Merced Sun-Star | Nov. 18, 2015
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Bullet-train challenges are different in California: Letters

Los Angeles Daily News | Nov. 18, 2015
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If you've wondered where the money's coming from for the high-speed rail project

Contra Costa Times | Nov. 18, 2015
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Why California environmentalists hate water

CalWatchdog | Nov. 18, 2015
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Editorial: Adding splashes of good sense to state government

The Press Enterprise | Nov. 18, 2015
Also featured in: The Orange County Register
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Is a plan to use high-speed rail money for water projects too political to win?

San Gabriel Valley Tribune | Nov. 17, 2015
Also featured in: The Daily Democrat
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EL NIÑO RAIN, SNOW LOST TO LACK OF INFRASTRUCTURE

Breitbart | Nov. 16, 2015
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UPDATE: Ballot proposal would divert high-speed rail money to water

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal | Nov. 15, 2015
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California bullet train: Dangerous faults raise costs

Breitbart | Nov. 14, 2015
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Ballot measures aim to cut purse strings for Delta tunnels, high-speed rail

Santa Cruz Sentinel | Nov. 13, 2015
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Ballot Initiative Proposes to Use High-Speed Rail Money for Water Storage Projects; Brown responds

KFBK Sacramento | Nov. 13, 2015
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GOP BILL: USE HIGH-SPEED RAIL MONEY FOR WATER INSTEAD

Breitbart | Nov. 13, 2015
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Initiative shifts high-speed rail bonds to water projects

Maven's Notebook | Nov. 13, 2015
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Can a Water Measure Drown High-Speed-Rail?

Fox & Hound Daily | Nov. 13, 2015
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Senator Bob Huff on KCRW-FM (Radio) - Los Angeles, CA

KCRW-FM | Nov. 13, 2015
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Senator Bob Huff on KQED-FM (Radio) - San Francisco, CA

KQED-FM | Nov. 13, 2015
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Senator Bob Huff on KERO-BFL (ABC) - Bakersfield, CA

KERO-BFL | Nov. 13, 2015
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Ballot proposal would divert close to $8B from high-speed rail to water storage

Los Angeles Daily News | Nov. 13, 2015
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New Ballot Measure Moves High-Speed Rail Bonds To Water Projects

Capital Public Radio | Nov. 12, 2015
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Lots of ballot measures, but where are the bond issues?

The Sacramento Bee | Nov. 12, 2015
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Does High-speed Rail Trump Water Storage?

My MotherLode | Nov. 12, 2015
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Ballot proposal would divert high-speed rail money to water

The Fresno Bee | Nov. 12, 2015
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Initiative would divert $8 billion from high-speed rail into water-storage projects

The Orange County Register | Nov. 12, 2015
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Ballot proposal would divert high-speed rail money to water

AP California News | Nov. 12, 2015
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Senator Bob Huff on KABC-LA (ABC) - Los Angeles, CA

Eyewitness News 6PM | Nov. 12, 2015
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Runner and Huff File Water Priorities Constitutional Amendment & New Surface Water and Groundwater Storage Facilities Bond Act

Los Cerritos News | Nov. 12, 2015
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