Hanford Sentinel: Hurtado introduces legislation to fix Friant-Kern Canal

March 2, 2019

Senator Melissa Hurtado (D-Sanger) along with principal co-authors Senator Andreas Borgeas (R-Fresno), Assemblymember Devon Mathis (R-Visalia), Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula (D-Fresno) and Assemblymember Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield), today announced the introduction of Senate Bill 559.

The bipartisan-supported legislation would secure California’s water supply by investing $400 million in general funds towards the Friant-Kern Canal, one of the Central Valley’s most critical water delivery facilities. Read more