Rep. Costa Steps Up Support for Proposed Emergency Temporary Water Supply Legislation

Feb 19, 2010
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Costa Tells Chairwoman Napolitano That Potential Senate Amendment Is Vital To Valley Families And Workers

 

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FRESNO, CA- Yesterday, Congressman Jim Costa (D-Fresno) and Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-Merced) sent a letter to Chairwoman of the Water and Power Subcommittee, Grace Napolitano, urging her support of the proposed Emergency Temporary Water Supply Legislation. Costa has been working with Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Congressman Cardoza and local agriculture and water groups on an amendment to increase the amount of water allocated to Valley farms for the next two years. If successful, it will benefit California’s economy and save tens of thousands of jobs in the San Joaquin Valley.  

 

Chairwoman Napolitano’s letter is attached. Congressman Costa and Congressman Cardoza’s letter can be viewed here.