Tag: Senator Barbara Boxer

What Friant Wants In Drought Measure

On the Hill
Members of Fresno County’s “One Voice” delegation to Washington meet with Senator Barbara Boxer (SECOND FROM RIGHT) in the U.S. Capitol. The valley’s water crisis was among the issues discussed. Many other members of Congress and the administration were visited.  Friant Water Authority Assistant General Manager Mario Santoyo took part.

What Friant Wants In Drought Measure The Friant Water Authority has provided specifics of what the Friant family does and does not support as a House-Senate conference labors to iron out extensive differences in California drought legislation. Authority Chairman Harvey…

Obama Views Drought Impacts

President Obama

Obama Views Drought Impacts President Barack Obama’s brief Valentine’s Day visit to the parched western San Joaquin Valley has thus far resulted in no additional Central Valley Project water but did bring some federal drought relief financial aid and a…

Senate OKs Water Resources Measure

Senate OKs Water Resources Measure U.S. Senators have overwhelmingly voted bipartisan approval of a major water resources bill that would largely benefit U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects. The Water Resources Development Act, with $12.5 billion in projects, was approved on…