Water & Drought

January 16, 2014 1:31 PM

As California drought looms, political division could slow solutions to a trickle

As an official California drought declaration draws closer, members of the state's often fractious congressional delegation are maneuvering to find help. Freshman Rep. David Valadao, R-Hanford, has been quietly trying to write water legislation. Rep. Tom McClintock will convene his House water panel for hearings. Democrats have formed a new water caucus, meeting for the first time this week. But if past attempts is any indication, Washington will have trouble providing much help.

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