State Issues

State Issues

Legislature slows its rush to judgment

State lawmakers often bring bills to a decision when the votes are there for passage, even if their contents are not fully vetted. But this year, they put off changes in liability law for wildfire damage, and should also wait on a bill to tie California’s electrical grid to other Western states.

What farmers think about plan to divert more San Joaquin River water

The State Water Resources Control Board will hold two days of hearings on a proposal to leave more of the water in the lower San Joaquin River and its three tributaries, the Tuolumne, Merced and Stanislaus.